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Extra Terrestres (Extra Terrestrials)

Extra Terrestres (Extra Terrestrials)

Teresa, an astrophysicist, goes back to her family in Puerto Rico to invite them to her wedding. This is not an easy task, as she has an ongoing battle with her father. As tensions grow from mounting frustrations, her anxious fiancé becomes impatient and pays the family an unexpected visit. Her mystery love unravels a number of the family secrets, but a star 2.5 million light years away will help to bring them all together again.

Title:

Extra Terrestres (Extra Terrestrials)

Director(s):

Carla Cavina Meléndez

Year of Release:

2016

Region:

Puerto Rico + Venezuela

Language:

Spanish, with English subtitles

Type / Genre:

Narrative Feature

Runtime:

113 minutes

Rating:

14+

Showtimes:

  • Wed 20 Sept, 3.30pm, MovieTowne POS Screen 8
  • Fri 22 Sept, 3.30pm, MovieTowne San Fernando

T+T Premiere


About the Director(s):

Carla Cavina Meléndez

Carla Cavina Meléndez

Carla Cavina Meléndez is a poet, photographer, writer and filmmaker from Puerto Rico. She founded a production house, El Taller Cinemático, in 2003 and also worked for Proyecto de Comunicación, where she taught film and video in socially marginalised communities and directed over twenty short films. Extra Terrestres (Extra Terrestrials) is her first feature film, and won the Audience Award for Best Feature Film at the Puerto Rico Queer Filmfest 2016.

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