Film for Carlos

Renato Borrayo Serrano
Russia 2017 | 31 Min | engl. subtitled

Wed, 29-May-19 03:30 PM

Carlos is the name of a new­born baby in Moscow. His mother is Russ­ian and his father is Guatemalan. This is a prob­lem for Carlos’ mater­nal grand­par­ents, who begin to com­plain when they come to visit. Why did they not give him a Russ­ian name? Why did their daugh­ter choose to be with a for­eign­er? In FILM FOR CARLOS, film­mak­er and father Renato Bor­rayo Ser­ra­no records the visit of his par­ents-in-law, the dif­fi­cult rela­tion­ship they share, as well as their ded­i­ca­tion to the “Russ­ian Empire.” The result­ing com­bi­na­tion of these ingre­di­ents is a family (home) movie that is both shock­ing as well as humor­ous and loving.