The Apostate | TIFF

The Apostate

El apostata (Spain, France, Uruguay)

Directed by:
Federico Veiroj
Duration:
12h:00m
TIFF edition:
2016
Synopsis:

Tamayo knows he needs to change the person he has become under the pressure of his parents’ expectations. His opposition manifests itself in the increasingly quixotic quest of formally having his name struck from the Catholic church’s baptismal record. But finding his own path is very hard and as a first step, it seems helpful to turn his feelings into words. Will his transformation be a success?

Festivals:
Toronto 2015, San Sebastian 2015, Zurich 2015, Hamburg 2015, Warsaw 2015, Mar del Plata, Göteborg 2016, Rotterdam 2016
 
Awards:
FIPRESCI Award, Special Mention of the Jury - San Sebastian 2015
 
Trailer:
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