Are you ready for the most important day of your life?

 

This vibrant, tender and humorous film is the fourth film by acclaimed director Daniel Sánchez Arévalo, after the award-winning DarkBlueAlmostBlack and Cousinhood.

 

From the producers of The Others, Agora, Biutiful (Mod Producciones), Unit 7, DarkBlueAlmostBlack (Atípica Films) and Julia’s Eyes, I Want You (Atresmedia Cine).

FAMILY UNITED
aka LA GRAN FAMILIA ESPAÑOLA

Comedy Drama / 2013 / Spanish / Completed / Spain

 


SYNOPSIS

Ephraim, the youngest of 5 brothers all with biblical names (as in 7 Brides for 7 Brothers), asks his 10 year-old classmate, Carla, to marry him when they both turn 18. Eight years later, who would have thought that Spain would be playing the World Soccer Championship finals in South Africa precisely on the wedding day.
Ephraim will reunite his family on this day of national catharsis and with the entire country paralyzed by the game, each family member will be confronted with the most challenging match of the lives: accepting who they are and where they come from.

 

CREW

 

CAST

Director

Daniel Sánchez Arévalo (Cousinhood)

 

Scriptwriters

Daniel Sánchez Arévalo (DarkBlueAlmostBlack)

 

Producers

José Antonio Félez (Unit 7, DarkBlueAlmostBlack)

Fernando Bovaira (Agora, Biutiful)

Mercedes Gamero (Red Lights)

 

Antonio de la Torre (I’m So Excited, Unit 7, Volver)

 

Quim Gutiérrez (DarkBlueAlmostBlack, Cousinhood)

 

Verónica Echegui (The Cold Light of Day)

 

Roberto Álamo (The Skin I Live In, Fat People)

 

Miquel Fernández (Fin - The End)