• Director

    Natalie Morales

  • Producer

    Mel Eslyn

  • Screenwriters

    Mark Duplass, Natalie Morales

  • With

    Mark Duplass, Natalie Morales

  • USA 2021. 91min

  • Sales

    Blue Fox Entertainment

  • Language

    English, Spanish

    With English subtitles

When Adam (Mark Duplass) reluctantly receives a gift from his partner of 100 Spanish lessons with Cariño (Morales), neither teacher nor student are convinced it will last. However, following a bereavement, the pair find themselves becoming each other’s lifelines, despite living in different countries and barely knowing one another. A two-hander showcasing the talents of Morales and Duplass, and shot during lockdown on phones and Skype calls (though any mention of the pandemic is cleverly avoided), Language Lessons is a frequently hilarious and heartwarming depiction of platonic love, grief and loneliness that many of us will identify with after months of isolation. And it not only showcases Morales’ skills as an actor, but also as a director on the rise.

Grace Barber-Plentie

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