Juanicas

Showings

AMC Fashion Valley 18 Screen 10 Mon, Mar 14, 2016 4:00 PM
Digital Gym Cinema Fri, Mar 18, 2016 4:00 PM
AMC Fashion Valley 18 Screen 2 Sun, Mar 20, 2016 4:05 PM
Film Info
Section:Documania Showcase
Release Year:2014
Runtime:78 mins
Genre:Documentary
Production Country:Canada/ Mexico
Subtitles:English
Cast/Crew
Director:Karina Garcia Casanova

Description

In her debut autobiographical documentary, director Karina Garcia Casanova builds an intimate and heartbreaking account of her family’s struggles with immigration, rootlessness, and mental illness. When her brother, Juan, returns to Quebec from Mexico, Garcia Casanova decides to chronicle the struggles of her mother and brother, who both suffer from bipolar disorder. As the film progresses, it becomes a way for Garcia Casanova to come to terms with her childhood and to rebuild a relationship with her family.