The Amazing Catfish
Los insólitos peces gato
Directed by Claudia Sainte-Luce
In this charming debut from director Claudia Sainte-Luce, a lonely woman named Claudia (Ximena Ayala) meets ailing matriarch Martha (Lisa Owen) in a hospital room they are both sharing. This chance encounter changes both of their lives forever, acting as the beginning to a road trip involving Claudia, Martha, and her four children. Together, this group of Guadalajara residents will form a makeshift family that is uniquely progressive. This wonderful comedy has been a hit at festivals from Toronto to Locarno.
writer: Claudia Sainte-Luce
cast: Ximena Ayala, Sonia Franco