Noelí, a young Dominican girl, meets a mature French woman who spends her last years on the island. Noelí’s boyfriend feigns to be her brother and outlines a plan in which Noelí travels to Paris with the old lady and sends him money every month. For Noelí, the relationship with the old lady is one of convenience, but the feelings become more intense as the departure date closes in.
Dólares de Arena
(Dólares de Arena)
Israel Cárdenas, Laura Amelia Guzmán
Toronto 2014, Cairo 2014, Chicago 2014, Havana 2014, Palm Springs 2015
FIPRESCI Award - Cairo 2014, Silver Hugo for Best Actress (Geraldine Chaplin) - Chicago 2014, Best Actress (Geraldine Chaplin) - Havana 2014