Camila Comes Out Tonight
Camila saldrá esta noche
As a 17-year-old falls for her classmate, she finds herself fighting against the tyranny of their strict private school, in this beautiful Argentinian coming-of-age drama.
Sebastián Aloi, Luis Bustamante, Martin Bullrich
Andrés Aloi, Inés Barrionuevo
Nina Dziembrowski, Maite Valero, Diego Sanchez
Argentina 2021. 103min
Spanish. With English subtitles
Sales Latido Films
Camila’s life is turned upside down when her single-parent mother moves the family to Buenos Aires. Enrolled in an educational establishment that is worlds away from the liberal institution she previously attended, the politically-minded Camila is like a breath of fresh air amongst the elite student body, soon drawing the attention of popular boy Bruno and fun-loving Clara. Whilst Bruno isn’t like other boys she’s dated before, it’s the flame haired Clara that stirs something stronger in Camila’s heart. But Clara is a girl with a secret, which could derail their burgeoning relationship before it even begins. Director Inés Barrionuevo brilliantly captures young adulthood in all its messy glory and draws out a mesmerising performance from Nina Dziembrowski as Camila.
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