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You Keep the Kids
New Spanish Cinema

You Keep the Kids

Mamá o Papá

When two parents divorce, the custody battle is always the most difficult fight. But what if instead of fighting to keep the kids, both tried to convince them to choose the other parent?

Featuring some of the hottest names in Spanish film and television, Paco León (Kiki Love to Love, The House of Flowers), Miren Ibarguren (I Can Quit Whenever I Want) and Ester Expósito (Elite), You Keep the Kids is a laugh-out-loud new comedy from exciting director Dani de la Orden (The Wedding Unplanner).

Flora (Miren Ibarguren) and Víctor (Paco León) are the perfect parents: modern, fun and loving. But they are both winners, capable of taking their competitiveness to the extreme, even in their marriage. So, when it comes to their divorce and pursuing work opportunities, both want to win. But in the reverse of the way it usually goes, this couple fights tooth and nail to avoid getting custody of their three children — who must endure their parents’ endeavours to convince them that living alone with either of them would be a living hell.

Australian Premiere
18+ (exemption)
Dani de la Orden
Paco León, Miren Ibarguren, Sofía Oria, Ester Expósito, Berto Romero
103 min | Comedy | Spain | 2021 | Spanish with English subtitles
Shows us the best of Spanish comedy.


Best Actor, Fotogramas de Plata 2022