In a remote Costa Rican village, Clara, a woman believed to possess divine healing powers, lives under the repressive care of her pious elderly mother. Clara seeks solace in the natural world until the delicate order of her life is unexpectedly disrupted by a powerful sexual awakening, stirred by the arrival of her young niece's handsome boyfriend. Desire ignites an unstoppable force, leading Clara on a tumultuous path to self-discovery and emancipation. Nathalie Álavarez Mesén's mystical, intimate, and richly atmospheric debut film features stunning cinematography and an extraordinary lead performance by Wendy Chinchilla Araya.
Interview with Writer-director Nathalie Álvarez Mesén
Short films by Nathalie Álvarez Mesén: 'Asunder' & 'Molt'
Limited edition fold-out poster