The Eternal Feminine

Director: Natalia Beristáin
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The film is charting the life of Rosario Castellanos, a feminist intellectual who was one of Mexico’s most important literary voices of the 20th century.
Screened at over 20 film festivals and won 4 awards.
The Eternal Feminine Poster
2017/ Mexico85 min/ Drama, Biography
Original Title
Los Adioses
An introverted university student is fighting her way to leave an impact on a male-dominated society. When she’s about to gain a foothold, her tumultuous love story exposes her fragility.
Karina Gidi
Daniel Giménez Cacho
Tessa Ia
Pedro de Tavira Egurrola
Screenwriter: María renée Prudencio
Javier Peñalosa
DOP: Dariela Ludlow
Editor: Miguel Schverdfinger
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Production Company(ies)
Mr. Woo
Zamora Films
Chamaca Films
Rafael Ley
María José Córdova
Gerardo Morán
film festivals
Festival Internacional de Cine de Morelia (FICM), México
Roma Film Festival, Italy
Ventana Sur Market, Argentina
La Habana Film Festival, Cuba
Festival De Cine Global Dominicano, Dominicain Republic
Goteborg Film Festival, Sweden
Glasgow Film Festival, UK
Frauenfilmtage, Austria
Miami International Film Festival, USA
San Diego Latino Film Festival, USA
Los Angeles Women's Int'l Film Festival, USA
Tucson Cine Mexico, USA
Minneapolis St Paul International Film Festival, USA
¡Viva! Spanish And Latin American Festival, UK
Festival de Málaga, Spain
Filmexico, USA
Berkshire International Film Festival, USA
Amsterdam Spanish Film Festival, Netherlands
Hola Mexico Film Festival, USA
Taipei Literature Film Festival, Taiwan
Filmar, Switzerland
Latin American Cinema Festival Of Kansas City, USA
Festival de Cine de Lima, Peru
SIP FILMFEST: Contemporary Visions From The South, USA
Latin American And Spanish Film Week, Canada
Panoramica, Sweden
Films Across Borders, USA
Ariel Awards, Mexico
Golden Trailer Awards, USA
Films from the South, Norway
Festival del Nuevo Cine Mexicano de Durango, Mexico
film awards
Audience Award for Mexican Fiction Feature Film and Special Mention for an Actress in a Mexican Feature Film at the Festival Internacional de Cine de Morelia (FICM), México
Silver Ariel for Best Actress at the Ariel Awards, Mexico
Audience Award for Best Film at the Festival del Nuevo Cine Mexicano de Durango, Mexico
“The Eternal Feminine works as a powerful account of one woman’s struggle against the patriarchal society of 1950s Mexico in the form of her relationship with her husband.” Adam Thornton - The Wee Review

“Beristáin’s treatment of her subject skewed, reducing this multi-faceted, brilliant and emblematic woman to the one-note drama of an early feminist caged in as a wife and mother by a slime ball husband.” Carolina Amoruso - Sounds and Colours