YEAR: 2013 • COUNTRIES: Mexico, Argentina • DURATION: 1h20’
CATEGORY: Documentary • GENRE: Biography, Comedy, Drama • LANGUAGE(S): Spanish

Director and Screenplay:

Israel Cárdenas, Laura Amelia Guzmán


Israel Cárdenas, Laura Amelia Guzmán, Santiago Gallelli, Benjamin Domenech, Matías Roveda, Pablo Cruz

Cinematography and Editing:

Israel Cárdenas

Sound Design:

Alejandro de Icaza


Carmita, an 80-year-old Cuban actress exiled in Mexico, now lives in a decaying mansion. She’s strong enough to go on TV, read her fan mail and complain about her ex-husband, who ruined her dream of having a career in Hollywood.

Color, Post-production Coordination:

Rayo Verde

Image Editing:

Israel Cárdenas, Theo Court, Benjamin Domenech

Ambience Editing:

Gerardo Trigueros Foleys: Leandro Loredo, José Caldararo, Vicente D’Elia




Visual Effects:

Ricky Glusky


Carmen Ignarra Güell, Laura Amelia Guzmán, Israel Cárdenas

Production Companies:

Aurora Dominicana, Mexican Film Institute IMCINE, Council for Culture and Arts CONACULTA, FOPROCINE, Rei Cine

With the support of:

Council for Culture and Arts of Nuevo León CONARTE, Program for Stimulating Artistic Creation and Development of Nuevo León, Canana, Rayo Verde

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