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La vergüenza / The Shame (2009) David Planell, Natalia Mateo, Alberto San Juan, Marta Aledo, Drama

La verguenza AKA The Shame (2009)
The Shame occurs in a single morning. The morning when Pepe and Lucía, a modern, well-to-do couple in their 30s, have decided to tell Jimena, the social worker, that life with Manu is too hard; that they can’t get used to their adopted 8-year-old Peruvian son; that the six months they’ve been living with him have been hell; and that they want to give him back. But a decision of this importance can’t be taken just like that. This is the kind of decision that takes its toll.

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