Director: Nathalie Álvarez Mesén
Cast includes: Wendy Chinchilla Araya, Ana Julia Porras Espinoza
Rebecca's Staff Pick
106 mins / 2021 / Sweden / Costa Rica / Belgium / Germany / France / USA

In a remote village in Costa Rica, Clara, a withdrawn 40-year-old woman, experiences a sexual and mystical awakening as she begins a journey to free herself from the repressive religious and social conventions which have dominated her life.

"Wendy Chinchilla Araya makes a tremendous debut as a neglected woman with learning difficulties who is believed to have spiritual powers – and who falls for a handsome local boy" - 4 stars, The Guardian

"Mixes religion, mysticism and sexuality in a way that feels simultaneously odd, disquieting and richly rewarding" - The Wrap

This film is F-Rated. The F-Rating is applied to all films which are directed by women and/or written by women. Find out more about F-Rating.

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