BLOOD OF MY BLOOD [Sangue do meu sangue]
2012 Oscar Submission for Best Foreign Language Film, Portugal
Márcia lives with her lonely sister and two grown kids in a cramped apartment in a rough slum outside Lisbon. Though she works hard to provide a better life for her family, Marcia's daughter is having an affair with a professor, and her son is in over hisâ€¨head with the local drug lord. With the help of her sister, Márcia will stop at nothing to save her family from the clutches of poverty. Official Selection, 2011 Toronto, Palm Springs Film Festivals; FIPRESCI Award, 2011 San Sebastian Film Festival; Grand Jury Prize, 2012 Miami Film Festival.
DIR/SCR João Canijo; PROD Pedro Borges. Portugal, 2011, color, 134 min. In Portuguese with English subtitles. Digital presentation. NOT RATED S V D L
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