Click Here to tell us what you think of our newly redesigned movie page.

Summary

Sometimes we're so asleep we don't know what we're up to, Marco's mother says, explaining why she must rush to Santiago to see a friend who was hurt in a car accident. "Family is family," she says, "but for a friend you have a commitment, even on Good Friday," when her son's friends will be houseguests for Easter. Using improvised dialogue and hand-held camera work, the film captures the disintegration of the family's polite appearances at the hands of Marco's outspoken girlfriend. Adding to this potent mixture are Marco's friends - two university students facing exams, and a mysterious young woman with a vow of silence, guests for a weekend on the beach that will change all their lives.

Start Streaming Today

Watch The Sacred Family and over 4,000 other award winning movies with a Fandor subscription.