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American Curious
Mexico, 2017, 90 min., Color, Spanish (with English subtitles)

David Green, a lonely and mediocre stand-up comedian who lives in Chicago. He soon discovers that his biological mother is a Mexican who recently died and left him a soup restaurant in Mexico City. Intrigued to know more about this woman who he believed died just before his adoption, he soon embarks on a Journey of personal discovery accompanied by Sol —the restaurant’s chef.

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Director
Gabylu Lara
Producer
Leonardo Zimbron, Monica Vargas
Cast
Jordan Belfi, Hugo Stiglitz

Director Bio

Director and writer, Gabylu Lara studied Comunication at the Universidad Iberoamericana. She has four short films: “Todos Aquí son Putos”, “Still Life”, “Army of Me” and “(a)Life”. In 2008, her script “Restaurante” won the Best Screenplay Award at the GIFF. As documentalist, she directed “Participación Ciudadana Indígena y Democracia en México”. She recently premiered her directional debut feature film.
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