Valentina Maurel

French and Costa Rican nationality

Born on April 16th, 1988 in San José (Costa Rica)

Valentina was born in Costa Rica and studied filmmaking in Belgium. Her graduation film, Paul est là, won the 1st Prize of Cinéfondation in Cannes in 2017. With Lucía en el limbo, screened during the 58th edition of La Semaine de la Critique, Valentina rekindles with Costa Rica in a feverish and urban coming-of-age story about a young teenage girl in the throes of her changing body and desires.