El Nino Pez

  • 2009
  • Argentina / Spain / France
  • 1h 36min
  • E
  • Directed by: Lucia Puenzo
  • Cast: Inés Efrón, Mariela Vitale, Pep Munné
  • Website: www.edfilmfest.org.uk

Wealthy teenager Lala ('XXY's Efrón) is in love, but it's safe to say her parents won't approve of her choice: the object of her affections is the family's feisty young Paraguayan housemaid, Ailin (Mariela Vitale). Based upon Puenza's own novel, this twisty and atmospheric tale takes the two girls from the realm of blissful romantic fantasy into an all-too-real world of crime, violence and sexual jealousy. 'Part of the Edinburgh International Film Festival'.

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LGBT at the Edinburgh International Film Festival

11 Jun 2009

As ever, the Edinburgh International Film Festival’s ten-day showcase of screenings, talks, interviews and special events, there’s a decent sprinkling of films that are of particular interest to those of an LGBT persuasion. Those interested in a little…

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