Memories of My Father
Director: Fernando Trueba Run Time: 136 min. Release Year: 2020 Language: Spanish
Starring: Aída Morales, Daniela Abad Lombana, Javier Cámara, Juan Pablo Urrego, Patricia Tamayo
In the polarized and violent Medellín (Colombia’s ‘City of Eternal Spring’) of the 1970s, doctor Héctor Abad Gómez is concerned about both his children and children from less favored classes. After a devastating loss in the family, Héctor gives himself to the greater cause of public health programs for the poor in Medellín to the consternation of the city’s authorities.