LA MALA NOCHE
directed by Gabriela Galvache
She is the perfect woman until she decides to be free.
A beautiful woman turns to prostitution. She must surrender her income to the leader of a human trafficking ring, but her daughter’s illness and a drug addiction prevent her from delivering her usual share. An unexpected event will give her the opportunity to stop obeying and take justice into her own hands.
DRAMA DCP/HD • 2019 • ECUADOR/MEXICO • 95MIN
CAST Noëlle Schönwald, Cristian Mercado, Jaime Tamariz
ORIGINAL LANGUAGE Spanish
PRODUCED BY Cineatica Films, Cine Canibal
Gabriela Calvache was born in Ambato, a small city in the Ecuadorean Andes. She wrote and directed two short films: “En espera” (On Hold) which premiered at the International Film Festival Rotterdam in 2011 and “Hay cosas que no se dicen” (Things You Never Say) premiered at the Mar del Plata Film Festival and got selected at several festivals, such as Guadalajara and São Paulo. As a producer, she worked on several award-winning documentaries. LA MALA NOCHE is her debut feature film.
SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST 2019 - Official Selection