About the film
Release Date: Feb 15, 2019
Director: Hilda Hidalgo
Actors: Eugenia Chaverri, Gustavo Sánchez ParraIn this vibrant and affecting Audience Award nominee from Glasgow Film Festival, 72-year-old Violeta proves that rebelliousness knows no age when finances threaten her newfound freedom.
In tropical Costa Rica, newly divorced Violeta is starting a new and exciting stage in her life. She takes up swimming lessons and rents out a room in her home to her instructor, a Mexican man with dreams of his own. But when she applies for a loan to turn her property into a boarding house, she discovers the bank is about to repossess it. But Violeta is an iconoclastic woman, willing to break the rules to hold onto her home and her freedom.
“The strength of this film is in Chaverri's finely judged performance.” – Eye for Film
NOMINATED: Audience Award, Glasgow Film Festival 2018
OFFICIAL SELECTION: Málaga Film Festival 2018
Spanish with English subtitles