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The Good Girls

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This is director Alejandra Marquez’s second film to make it to the Toronto International Film Festival.
The film is inspired by the famous Guadalupe Loaeza's satirical writings on some of the country's richest, yet in many ways, least powerful citizens.
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2018/ Mexico93 min/ Drama
Original Title
Las Niñas Bien
SYNOPSIS
Sofia has been spoiled since her childhood; she is the queen bee of her group of friends. Now with a husband and a respectable family, she finds herself facing what she never imagined would happen… her social decay! Set in the 1982, the film follows Sofia and her family as they face the big economic crisis that is hitting Mexico.
CAST
Ilse Salas
Flavio Medina
Cassandra Ciangherotti
CREW
Screenwriter: Alejandra Márquez Abella
DOP: Dariela Ludlow
Editor: Miguel Schverdfinger
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Production Company(ies)
Woo Films
Producer(s)
Rodrigo S. Gonzalez Ortiz
Gabriela Maire
Maria Jose Cordova
Rafael Ley
film festivals
Fribourg International Film Festival, Switzerland
Festival de Málaga, Spain
International Film Festival & Awards • Macao (IFFAM), China Toronto International Film Festival, Canada
Thessaloniki International Film Festival, Greece
Ciné Latino Film Festival, Australia
Rome International Film Festival, USA
Chicago International Film Festival, USA
Festival Internacional de Cine de Morelia (FICM), México
Marrakech International Film Festival, Morocco
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, Estonia
Stockholm International Film Festival, Sweden
Hong Kong International Film Festival, China
Ariel Awards, Mexico
Golden Rooster Awards, China
Havana Film Festival, Cuba
Lima Latin American Film Festival, Peru
Miami Film Festival, USA
Palm Springs International Film Festival, USA
Seattle International Film Festival, USA
Premios Platino del Cine Iberoamericano, Panama
Toulouse Latin America Film Festival, France
film awards
Grand Prix for Best Film at the Fribourg International Film Festival, Switzerland
Best Latin American Film, Best Screenplay and Best Editing, Festival de Málaga, Spain
Audience Award at the International Film Festival & Awards • Macao (IFFAM), China
Best Actress, Best Costume Design, Best Make-Up, Best Original Music at the Ariel Awards, Mexico
Best Actress at the Havana Film Festival, Cuba
Best Actress at the Lima Latin American Film Festival, Peru
Directors to Watch at the Palm Springs International Film Festival, USA
Special Jury Prize at the Seattle International Film Festival, USA
Best Film at the Toulouse Latin America Film Festival, France
Quotes
“Márquez Abella keeps things tight, and intimate, her closeups presenting a parade of small, mounting embarrassments.” Stephen Whitty - Screen Daily