Paulina | TIFF

Paulina

La Patota (Argentina, Brazil, France)

Directed by:
Santiago Mitre
Duration:
12h:00m
TIFF edition:
2016
Category:
Synopsis:

Paulina 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 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:
Cannes 2015 (Semaine de la critique), Munich 2015, Locarno 2015, Helsinki 2015, San Sebastian 2015, Haifa 2015, Busan 2015 
 
Premii:
FIPRESCI Award (Semaine de la critique) - Cannes 2015, Horizontes Award - San Sebastian 2015
 
Trailer:
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