Anchor and Hope

Anchor and Hope

When Roger agrees to be Kat and Eva’s surrogate, the three friends set out on an unconventional journey to start a family.

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Carlos Marques-Marcet



Director: Carlos Marques-Marcet
Producer: Sergi Moreno, Pau Brunet, Danielle Schleif, Jana Díaz-Juhl
Screenwriter: Carlos Marques-Marcet, Jules Nurrish
Cinematographer: Dagmar Weaver-Madsen
Editor: Carlos Marques-Marcet, Juliana Montanes
Production Designer: Tim Dickel
Sound Designer: Diego Casares
Music: Frederic Schindler
Principal Cast: Natalia Tena, Oona Chaplin, David Verdaguer, Geraldine Chaplin


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Year: 2017
Premiere Status: North American Premiere
Genre: Comedy, Drama, LGBTQ, Romance
Screening Section: Narrative Spotlight
Screening Category: Narrative Feature
Language: English, Spanish
Runtime: 112:15 mins