Paulina / La patota

by Santiago Mitre

2015 Selection

Argentina / Brazil / France 2015 1h43 IN SPANISH

World premiere Competition Feature Film

Paulina, who is 28, gives up a brilliant lawyer’s carrier, in order to dedicate herself to teaching in a depressed region in Argentina. In a rough environment, she sticks to her teaching mission and to her political engagement, accepting to sacrifice her private life. Upon her arrival, she is violently aggressed by a gang of young people, some of them being her own students. Despite the trauma, Paulina will strive to stand for her convictions.