French release: 13th of April, 2016

Directed by: Santiago Mitre

Written by: Santiago Mitre

Casting: Dolores Fonzi, Oscar Martinez, Esteban Lamothe

Language: Spanish

Co-producer: Borsalino Productions (France), La Unión de los ríos (Argentina),Videofilmes (Brazil)

Partners: Aide au Cinéma du Monde, INCAA, TELEFE

Internationale sales: Versatile

French Distributor: Ad Vitam

SynopsisPaulina abandons her successful career as a lawyer in Buenos Aires to engage in social activism back in her homeland on the border between Argentina, Paraguay and Brazil.  After two weeks working in a neighborhood scarred by poverty and marginalization, she is assaulted by a gang. Despite the brutality of the attack, instead of fleeing, Paulina resolves to hold tighter to her convictions - to survive, against the odds.

 

 


FESTIVALS

Festival de Cannes 2015 – Semaine de la critique (Grand Prix et prix FIPRESCI)
Festival de San Sebastian 2015 - Horizontes Latinos (Grand Prix, Prix de la Jeunesse et Prix TVE - Otra Mirada)
Festival de Turin 2015 (Prix Spécial du jury, Meilleure actrice et meilleure photographie, Mention Occhiali di Gandhi)
Festival de Chicago 2015 (Prix spécial du jury)
Festival du Caire 2015 (Pyramide de bronze)
Festival de Lima 2015 (Meilleure actrice et Meilleur scénario)
Festival de La Havane 2015 (Prix FIPRESCI)
Festival Amérique Latine de Biarritz 2015 (Prix d’interprétation)                  
Festival de Londres 2015
Festival de Bordeaux (FIFIB) 2015
Festival de Pau
Festival de Sarlat
10 nominations Premio Sur (Césars Argentins) Premio Sur de la Meilleure actrice pour Dolores Fonzi