María Bonita / Maria Bonita

A film by Amanda de la Rosa

This film was screened as a part of the 2017 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival (CLAIFF20)

This short film preceded the screening of the feature Be Relentless

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María Bonita


Mexico, Drama/Comedy/Biopic, 2016
18 min, Color
Spanish with English subtitles

The Mexican diva of cinema, María Félix, age 80, is staying as a guest at the home of a family in Veracruz. There she meets the daughter of the owners, Agatha, age 16, who wants to know what the actress does to be so beautiful at her age. They become friends, have adventures, and María reveals her secrets.

Austin Premiere

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