A magical realism drama set in a remote village in Costa Rica, Clara, a withdrawn 40-year-old woman, experiences a sexual and mystical awakening as she begins a journey to free herself from the repressive religious and social conventions that have dominated her life and repress her individual development and rediscovery.
Sunday, 05.12.2021 – 7.15 pm, Kino in der KulturBrauerei, theater 6 (presented by Vincenzo Bugno, World Cinema Fund)
Monday, 06.12.2021 – 7:45 pm, Kino in der KulturBrauerei, theater 5
In cooperation with the World Cinema Fund (WCF) of the Berlinale
+++ Berlin Premiere +++
|Director:||Nathalie Álvarez Mesén|
|Screenplay:||Nathalie Álvarez Mesén|
|Country:||Sweden, Costa Rica, Belgium, Germany, USA 2021|
|Production:||Hobab Stockholm, Pacífica Grey, Need Productions, Laïdak Films, WCF|
|Cast:||Wendy Chinchilla Araya, Ana Julia Porras Espinoza, Daniel Castañeda Rincón, Flor María Vargas Chaves|
|Language:||costa rican OV / English subtitles|
|Festivals:||Cannes Quinzaine, Vancouver, Reykjavik, London, Hamptons, El Gouna, Stockholm|
|Awards:||Nashville, Palm Springs, Reykjavik|
“Clara Sola” is Costa Rica’s 2022 Oscar® Entry (“Best International Feature Film”).