My Father's Prison
World premiere: Visions du Réel 2023 / International Feature Film Competiton
The son of a Venezuelan political prisoner tells the story of his father’s 15 year long imprisonment. Shot during house-arrest, father and son try to recover the stolen time through home-movies and challenging conversations. As both family and country fall apart, the father plots a risky escape.
A FILM BY Iván Andrés Simonovis Pertíñez | Venezuela | 2023 | 81'