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Our Mothers (Nuestras Madres)2019

Our Mothers (Nuestras Madres) (2019)




Critic Consensus: Our Mothers (Nuestras Madres) sometimes struggles between telling a story and delivering a message, but its flaws are outweighed by writer-director César Diaz's raw honesty.

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Guatemala, 2018. The country is riveted on the trial of the military officers who started the civil war. The victims' testimonials keep pouring in. Ernesto, a young anthropologist at the forensic foundation, identifies people who have gone missing. One day, through an old lady's story, Ernesto thinks he has found a lead that will allow him to find his father, a guerillero who disappeared during the war.


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All Critics (24) | Top Critics (4)

For a brief movie, "Our Mothers" packs a lot in.

April 30, 2020 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

A modestly scaled picture with massive implications.

April 30, 2020 | Full Review…

Important subject, uninvolving movie.

May 31, 2019 | Full Review…

Notwithstanding a few genuinely affecting moments, "Our Mothers" never breaks free from being a standard social-issue movie mostly invested in preaching the cause.

May 30, 2019 | Full Review…

channels the grief of a hurting nation.

May 21, 2020 | Full Review…

It's really quite something for a film about the most momentous of subjects - our very humanity - to manage to be this inconsequential.

May 14, 2020 | Rating: 6/10 | Full Review…

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