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Abel

[cert 15, 82 mins]

Nine-year-old Abel returns home from a psychiatric facility where he was sent after he stopped speaking following his fatherís sudden disappearance. When Abel starts to speak again it is part of an alarming reinvention as the patriarch of the household. Though the family initially accept Abelís new role his fatherís reappearance soon threatens this fragile family dynamic.

Two young boys stand side by side in a docking yard

Director: Diego Luna

Starring: Karina Gidi, José María Yazpik, Geraldine Alejandra

Level: AS, A2, KS4

Subjects: Film Studies, Spanish

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