Runs in the Family
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Runs in the Family


Runs in the Family

Runs in the Family

Wed 15 Nov 6:15 PM

The Capitol
Allocated Seating
Unclassified 15+
107 Mins | South Africa
Session proudly presented by ME Bank

River has a once-in-a-lifetime chance to compete in a drag competition and win the funds to finally pay for top surgery, and nothing is going to get in his way — but his plans are upended when his father, grifter-turned-tailor Varun, gets a call from Monica, his long-lost ex-girlfriend... and the mother River never knew.

Just when you thought the road trip tale had been done to death, this surprising South African film will delight you with the intimacy and freshness of its father–son dynamic. As River and Varun venture across country to rescue Monica from rehab, they break laws, social norms, and sometimes each other’s hearts — but the film always returns to the tenderness at its core.

Directed by Ian Gabriel, and written by and starring his own son Gabe Gabriel, this father–son film is not one to miss!

The Capitol

113 Swanston Street Melbourne, Victoria, 3000