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1 hr. 42 min.

Plot Summary
An Argentine lawyer and teacher (Daniel Hendler), who has a hard time establishing his own identity, finds it difficult to communicate with his father (Arturo Goetz), a respected barrister, who is a tough role model. Over the years, the two fail to communicate in any meaningful way, until it is too late to repair the damage.

Cast: Daniel Hendler , Julieta Díaz , Arturo Goetz , Adriana Aizemberg , Eloy Burman , Damián Dreizik , Darío Lagos , Luis Albornoz

Director: Daniel Burman

Genres: Drama

Distributor: IFC Films

Family Law (2006)

Release Date: December 6th, 2006|1 hr. 42 min.

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  • 75
    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    It's a serious subject handled with humor -- not the ha-ha kind, but the hard laughter that comes from recognizing parts of yourself in the Perelmans. show more

  • 75
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Burman tends to focus very tightly on the details of individual identity - religion, nationality, gender. It is all the more striking, then, that his restrained and unassuming films are wise enough to speak to every adult. show more

  • 50
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    A meticulously observed story about fathers and sons within the Argentine Jewish community...What the film desperately lacks, however, is any meaningful conflict. Thus, there is little story here. show more

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