Sofia (2018)



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A woman suddenly has stomach pains while at a restaurant with her family. She was in pregnancy denial and is about to give birth, so her cousin whisks her to the hospital, and after the baby's birth the duo set out to find the father.


Critic Reviews for Sofia

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (3)

Compelling by virtue of its insight into the struggles faced by women and impoverished people in other parts of the world, the film is also a sad reminder that those same people are often the ones responsible for drawing attention to those injustices.

Oct 10, 2018 | Full Review…

This admirably mordant film deserves to travel widely on the festival circuit as well as art houses beyond its Francophone countries of origin.

May 24, 2018 | Full Review…
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If most of the individual characters finally fade somewhat into the background, the director's portrait of a country's complex relationship to its own values, laws and taboos finally lingers.

May 18, 2018 | Full Review…

It's a well-made, brief exercise that's utterly gripping for its opening scenes and never less than interesting.

Oct 10, 2018 | Full Review…

The story's dramaturgy eludes stark realism and seeks austerity within a production also presided by formal restraint... [Full review in Spanish]

May 17, 2018 | Full Review…

It's a small, worthy, film that works reasonably well, although there's something a little too linear about its structure.

May 16, 2018 | Full Review…

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