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Paulina
7.5
/10
245 Ratings

PAULINA

La patota

Directed by Santiago Mitre
Argentina, Brazil, 2015
Drama, Thriller

Synopsis

Paulina gives up a brilliant lawyer’s career in order to dedicate herself to teaching in a depressed region of Argentina. A portrait of a dedicated woman, having to face her own beliefs. By following her frantic journey, the film is also a luminous and intelligent reflection on politics and justice.

Synopsis

Paulina gives up a brilliant lawyer’s career in order to dedicate herself to teaching in a depressed region of Argentina. A portrait of a dedicated woman, having to face her own beliefs. By following her frantic journey, the film is also a luminous and intelligent reflection on politics and justice.

Our take

Selected at the 2015 Critics’ Week, Santiago Mitre’s award-winning film presents a fully-developed, powerful central character led by a spectacular performance. The structure of Paulina testifies for Argentine cinema’s talent in combining genre with cleverly crafted and sensitive stories.