In the Summers
New York Premiere

In the Summers

Spotlight Narrative
Feature | United States | 95 MINUTES | English, Spanish
Drama, LGBTQIA+, Latinx/Latin American

Two sisters grapple with their relationship with their well-meaning but troubled father during their summer visits to his home in Las Cruces, New Mexico. 

Told in four snapshots spanning two decades, Alessandra Lacorazza’s directorial debut is a quietly powerful look at the fragile mosaic that underlies the relationship between parent and child. The cracks in the seams that get ignored, the events that shatter the relationship and, ultimately, the attempts to put it back together again, never quite the same. The film is anchored by a heartrending performance from René Pérez Joglar (also known by his musical moniker Residente) as the affable but deeply troubled Vicente who struggles with inner demons that keep him from fully connecting with his daughters. The sisters Violeta and Eva are presented by three sets of actresses, including Sasha Calle and Lío Mehiel, who brilliantly embody the growing chasm between their hopes and the reality of their father. The winner of the U.S. Dramatic Grand Jury Prize at Sundance, In the Summers is a stunning debut.––Faridah Gbadamosi

Cast & Credits
Directed by
Alessandra Lacorazza Samudio
Alessandra Lacorazza Samudio
Alexander Dinelaris, Rob Quadrino, Nando Vila, Lynette Coll, Sergio Lira, Daniel Tantalean, Cynthia Fernandez De La Cruz
Alessandra Lacorazza Samudio
Alejandro Mejia
Adam Dicterow
Eduardo Cabra
Executive Producer
Isaac Lee, Henry R. Munoz III, Richard Saperstein, Brooke Saperstein, Erick Douat, Julian Buenabenta
Javier Gonzales, Jennifer Winterbotham, Beau Turpin
Rene Perez Joglar, Sasha Calle, Lio Mehiel, Leslie Grace

US Sales Contact
Pip Ngo
XYZ Films
Los Angeles, CA 90034
Phone: 310 982 6025
International Sales Contact
Rob Quadrino
Syosset, NY 11791
Phone: 516 319 8346
Print Source
Daniel Tantelean
New York, NY 10003
Phone: 480 231 3006
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