Sunday's Illness
2017

Decades after being abandoned as a young child, Chiara finds her mother and asks her to spend 10 days together in a remote location.
Director:Ramón Salazar
Production Country:Spain
6.9/10
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Added to Netflix:June 15, 2018
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From the Daily Dot

In Sunday's Illness, the raw emotions between a mother and the daughter she abandoned 35 years ago are on full display as they spend 10 days together, showing what could have been and what will never be with painstaking beauty. Mother Anabel (Susi Sánchez) and daughter Chiara (Bárbara Lennie) constantly push and pull at one another even when they aren't in each other's orbit. Sunday's Illness could have taken its concept into a number of directions with the backdrop – and impeccable cinematography – of an isolated house located on a wooded mountain that helps set the tone. Instead, the film goes down a more emotional and sometimes uncomfortable path, climaxing in a profoundly life-changing experience. Like the snapshots we see, we're left wondering what it might all say.

Michelle Jaworski

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