Spanish Film Club: After Lucia

Oct 22, 2013, 6:00 PM
Marsh 216

Part of the Spanish Film Club, After Lucia is the story of Alejandra, who suffers abuse by her classmates in a new school after the death of her mother.



AFTER LUCIA [Después de Lucía]

Michel Franco / Mexico / 102 min / 2012 / Spanish with English subtitles

6 p.m. Marsh 216

Six months after the death of his wife in a car accident, Roberto and his teenage daughter Alejandra set off from Puerto Vallarta for a fresh start in Mexico City. Alejandra finds her feet more easily than Roberto, but very soon she has aroused the baser instincts in her classmates. Ashamed and unable to tell her father about the escalating bullying at school, Alejandra’s silence ultimately takes a dreadful toll. The film is the Mexican submission for the 2013 Best Foreign-Language Academy Award. 

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In collaboration with Pacific Spanish Club, PUMA Film Club, the Department of World Languages and Literatures and the Center for Languages and International Collaboration.

The Spanish Film Club series was made possible with the support of Pragda, and the Embassy of Spain in Washington D.C., Spain-USA Foundation, and the Elise Elliott Academic Initiatives Fund of Pacific University. Special thanks to the Secretary of State for Culture of Spain.


Posted by Erica Andree (erica.andree@pacificu.edu) on Sep 16, 2013 at 4:42 PM

Edited by Jenni Luckett (jluckett@pacificu.edu) on Sep 17, 2013 at 8:17 AM

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