festival program / HBO Ibero-American Feature Film Award

I Am Not Your Mommy

About

Legendary Argentinian filmmaker Marcos Carnevale (a Miami Film Festival Precious Gem Awardee in 2017) is a master of the feel-good comedy brimming with heart and intelligence. It's no wonder his films tend to get remade in multiple countries – from Elsa & Fred to Lion's Heart to Inseparables (the rare time he directed a remake instead of inspiring one) – his film's strike a chord with audiences like few other directors. His latest, I Am Not Your Mommy is a hilarious and joyous addition to his pantheon.

Paula (played by the great Julieta Diaz) edits a progressive women's magazine that is starting to struggle with its bottom line. Pressured by its worried owners to produce more traditional content, with a maternal bent, Paula rebelliously starts a column titled "Reasons Not to be a Mother" that becomes a viral hit. But her beliefs, and intention for her own life, are put to the test when a new neighbor and his young daughter move into the building.

Carnevale's second consecutive collaboration with Julieta Diaz (following the hit comedy My Love or My Passion) produces one of the finest performances of her great career.

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Coral Gables Art Cinema

Silverspot Cinema

Director Bio

Marcos Carnevale is a screenwriter, director and producer from Argentina. He has directed several films, including Inseparables and El Futbol y Yo, which screened at the Miami 2017 and 2018 Miami Film Festival, respectively, and the classic Elsa & Fred.

Cast & Credits

  • Director(s)
    Marcos Carnevale
  • Producer(s)
    Ignacio Rey, Mariana Secco, Axel Kuschevatzky, Joao Queiroz
  • Screenwriter(s)
    Celina Font, Nicolas Alegro, Florencia Colacito, Marcos Carnevale
  • Cinematographer(s)
    Horacio Maira
  • Cast
    Julieta Diaz, Pablo Echarri, Sebastian Wainraich, Luly Drozdek, Celina Font, Marina Glezer

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