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Marcela and Rock

12 minutes

How much can love endure? A couple’s therapy session tests the limits of honesty

Together for 25 years and married for seven, Marcela and Rock know the adaptive aspects of love better than most. Participating in a project in which they’ve agreed to honestly answer questions about their relationship, the couple’s complicated past slowly emerges, revealing a relationship that’s survived infidelity, imprisonment and dishonesty. Marcela and Rock is part of the US director Topaz Adizes’s The { } And interactive documentary series, which explores ‘the intimate spaces of modern-day relationships’.

Director: Topaz Adizes

Producer: Heran Abate, Julia Gorbach

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