La Chica Nueva

Best Film at Cinélatino 33° Rencontres de Toulouse

Jimena travels to Río Grande, on the island of Tierra del Fuego in southernmost Argentina, to join her half-brother Mariano. She has almost no money to travel but manages to arrive there hoping to have a better life in that manufacturing region. The wind, the cold and the complex economic crisis form the background against in which Jimena will develop empathy for the people around her and a feeling of belonging there, but also a place where she will learn to know herself better.

Title
La Chica Nueva
 
English Title
The New Girl
 
Director
Micaela Gonzalo
 
Origin
Argentina
 
Genre
Social Drama
 
Duration
77 minutes
 
Language
Spanish
 
Year
2021
 
Produced by
El Ojo Extraviado, Corinthian Media
 
Cast
Mora Arenillas (Invisible), Rafael Federman (The Sleepwalkers), Jimena Anganuzzi
 
Festivals
World Premiered at Cinélatino Rencontres de Toulouse 2021 - "Top Award Coup de Coeur for Best Fiction Film" | Lima FF - "Special Mention for Best Fiction Feature" | Viña IFF - "Special Mention" | Sao Paulo IFF (New Filmmakers Competition) | 63rd ZINEBI (First Film Competition) | 35 Cineuropa - "Best Script Award" | Torino Film Festival (Official Competition) | Santa Barbara Intl. FF 2022 | Aswan International Woman Film Festival | International Women Films Festival in Créteil | Among others confirmed...
 

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