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The Good Girls

East Coast Premiere

DIRECTED BY Alejandra Márquez Abella

Country: Mexico
Language: Spanish
Subtitles: English
Original Title: Las niñas bien

Running Time: 93min
Film Year: 2018
Category: HBO Ibero-American Feature Film Award, Knight Marimbas Award

Sofía (Ilse Salas) is accustomed to the high life: tailored designer gowns, country club outings with the girls, and servants who wait on her hand and foot. Her biggest problem in life stems from a “new money” woman who is trying to worm her way into her social circle, much to her displeasure. That is, until her charmed life is threatened by Mexico’s 1982 economic crisis.

In The Good Girls, what starts off as a polished look at the lives of the upper crust soon turns into a delicate satire of one woman’s refusal to shed her perfect façade as life as she knows it slowly crumbles around her. Sofia never has a single hair out of place, an immaculate image that is mirrored by the endlessly chic 1980s costumes and set design on display in writer-director Alejandra Márquez Abella’s sophomore feature.

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credits

Director: Alejandra Márquez Abella
Producer: Rodrigo S. González, Gabriela Maire
Screenwriter: Alejandra Márquez Abella
Production Company: Woo Films

Music: Tomás Barreiro
Cinematographer: Dariela Ludlow
Editor: Miguel Schverdfinger

Cast: Ilse Salas, Cassandra Ciangherotti, Paulina Gaitán, Flavio Medina


Alejandra Márquez Abella

Alejandra Márquez Abella is a writer and director from Mexico City. Her previous films include the TV documentary El asesinato de Villa: La conspiración (2013) and Semana Santa (2015). Her latest film, The Good Girls, had its world premiere at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival. Last year, she was named one of Variety’s “10 Directors to Watch for 2019.”

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