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THIS IS CRISTINA

ELLA ES CRISTINA

TAFFNY VIRTUAL CINEMA
JUNE 27, 2020. 3:45 PM.
Followed by a Q&A with director Gonzalo Maza 

ABOUT

ORIGINAL TITLE: Ella es Cristina
DIRECTOR: Gonzalo Maza

CAST: Mariana Derderián, Paloma Salas, Roberto Farías, Néstor Cantillana

AWARDS: Best First Feature at Miami Film Festival

Date completed: 2019

Country: Chile

Film Category: Fiction

Length of Film: 83 min

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SYNOPSIS 

Cristina and Susana have been best friends since high school. But now, deep into their 30s, their lives are in need of a wake-up call. Cristina just divorced and she is not prepared for her new spinsterhood; Susana is moving back into her mother's house. After a bad fight, they decide to keep their distance from each other. And now, both separated, they will have to deal alone with the long line of selfish, self-centered and egotistical men around them.

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DIRECTOR'S BIO

Gonzalo Maza is renowned as one of the great screenwriters of Latin American cinema. A co-writer on four Sebastian Lelio films, including the Oscar-winning A Fantastic Woman. This is Cristina, executive produced by Salma Hayek, is Maza’s first feature as director. He has been named as one of Variety's 10 Latinxs To Watch for 2020.