The Mexican director and screenwriter Ernesto Contreras He has been very active in recent years with major titles in film and television. I dream in another language, Falco, Impossible things Y Oblivion killer are the last projects in which he has been involved. In 2022 he will be back in the chair, but now with a family comedy film titled Mom or dad, whose filming has begun.
What is it about?
«The film tells the story of Florence (Silvia Navarro) and Vicente (Mauricio Ochmann) who at first glance are the perfect couple, a pair of achievers, always looking for success in all aspects of their lives, their jobs, their marriage, their children, etc … Therefore, now they also want to be victorious in their divorce. They must both decide who gets the kids, and in the process their life will turn into a nightmare. And it is that, at the same time, they have been promoted from the job they have always dreamed of, so they will do anything to NOT get custody of their children. It is war and there is no truce.
This is the first time that Ernesto Contreras has commanded a film of the comedy genre. In this regard, he commented:
“When I was invited to direct this film, my first impulse was to accept the challenge and explore a genre that as a movie fan I enjoy enormously, telling a story that is an invitation to return to theaters to live together, enjoy and, above all, laugh; something fundamental after the times we have lived, because we all need to laugh again. I am convinced that films serve to excite, reflect, identify or denounce us, but also to have fun, and that is my greatest wish for when the time comes to share the result of this new exploration in my career with the audience.”.
Silvia Navarro and Mauricio Ochmann are the leading couple of Mom or dad. The cast is complemented by Aranda Sokol, Axel Madrazo, Erick Terroba, Bárbara López, Christian Chávez, Mauricio Barrientos “El Diablito”, Giselle Kuri, Verónica Toussaint and Nora Velázquez.
“I am happy to be part of this film and to be able to collaborate with the director Ernesto Contreras who I deeply admire and with whom I really wanted to work and with the producer Mónica Lozano, Mom or dad It is a very funny and endearing film for the whole family that I know they will enjoy enormously. », declared Mauricio Ochmann.
Mom or dad It will hit theaters sometime in 2022 and will be distributed by Videocine.
The entry Starts filming for Mamá o Papá, the new film by Ernesto Contreras was first published in Cine PREMIERE.