Seventeen-year-old Valeria, does not want to tell her long-absent mother about her pregnancy but due to the economic strain and overwhelming responsibility, her half-sister, Clara, decides to call their mother. April arrives almost immediately, and her maternal instinct is reignited. Sponsored by The Embassy of Mexico


(103mins) | Mexico


Spanish with English subtitles



Michel Franco Photograph of Michel Franco Michel Franco is a Mexican film director and producer. He founded Lucía Films, where he wrote, directed and produced films like After Lucia, Chronic and April’s Daughter, which have respectively won prizes at the 2012, 2015 and 2017 Cannes Film Festival.