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335 Ratings

The Son of the Bride

El hijo de la novia

Directed by Juan José Campanella
Argentina, Spain, 2001
Comedy, Drama


At age 42, Rafael Belvedere is having a crisis. He lives in the shadow of his father, he feels guilty about rarely visiting his aging mother, his ex-wife says he doesn’t spend enough time with their daughter and he has yet to make a commitment to his girlfriend.

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The Son of the Bride Directed by Juan José Campanella

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2002 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

São Paulo International Film Festival

2002 | 2 wins including: Best Foreign Feature Film (Audience Award)

Montréal World Film Festival

2001 | 2 wins including: Best Latin American Film

Valladolid International Film Festival

2001 | Winner: Silver Spike

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