Yessica is a troubled teenage girl living in a poor neighborhood in Mexico City and she has to endure a tough mother and a vile stepbrother. When she meets Miriam, an innocent girl with a better family, she finds shelter and a best friend. However, their friendship comes at a price.
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The story itself is somewhere between Thirteen and Heavenly Creatures. It is frustrating at points because the adult characters cannot understand the youth and the youth does not make it any easier for them. However the film is executed well; the direction, cinematography and all technical aspects are on par. It is a good film but the story leaves the viewer dissatisfied, hoping for a bit more of a resolution.