Outsider Pictures Nabs U.S. Rights to ‘Our Mothers,’ Belgium’s Oscar Submission (Exclusive)

San Sebastian — Paul Hudson’s Outsider Pictures has picked-up U.S. distribution rights to César Díaz’s “Nuestras madres” (“Our Mothers”), Belgium’s submission for the international feature film Academy Award.

Sold by Pyramide International, “Our Mothers” world premiered at Cannes’ Critics Week, winning the Golden Camera for best first film at the Cannes Festival.

Outsider Pictures plans a next Spring release for the film, which is playing at San Sebastian Festival’s Horizontes Latinos sidebar.

Our Mothers” is set in Guatemala in 2018, when the whole country hangs on the trials of the soldiers who started the Civil War as victims make their statements one after the other.

Ernesto, a young anthropologist working for the Forensic Foundation, works to identify those who disappeared during the conflict. One day, while listening to an old woman tell her story, he thinks he’s found a clue which could take him to his father,
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