‘La familia’ explore family ties in Venezuela, in the midst of all the inescapable social problems around. Andrés, a single father who works hard to barely survive and raise his 12-year-old son Pedro. In the absence of the maternal figure, the boy will have to learn to survive by his own and his father will have to repair the bond to live a new existence.
Gustavo Rondón Córdova
La Familia is the feature film debut of Gustavo Rondón Córdova. He has written, directed and produced several short films shown at international festivals (Berlinale, Tribeca, Biarritz, Toulouse, Havana). His most recent short Nostalgia was selected for the Berlinale Competition 2012 and broadcast by prestigious European channel ARTE. Born in Caracas, Venezuela, in 1977, he holds a Communications degree from the Central University of Venezuela (UCV), as well as a Film Degree from the Film Directing Academic Program at the Film and Television School from the Academy of Interpretative Arts in Prague (FAMU), Czech Republic.