Killing the Father

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Jacobo, a loving but overprotective father nearly drives his wife and two kids to insanity. Jacobo Vidal, an authoritarian, obsessive lawyer at work and at home, wants to have control over all areas of his life and those around him – especially his children Valeria and Tomás. In the early 90's in prosperous, post-Olympic Barcelona, he has no qualms about overcoming any obstacles that may arise. Anything to fit the well-being of his family to his vision of life. But the looming signs of a crisis ahead, personal and national alike, are obvious for everybody, except Jacobo. Through a portrait of this family, we witness the profound changes that have shaken Spanish society between the 1990s and the present.