Isabella

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Isabella

Runtime: 80 Minutes | Rating: Not Rated
Language: Spanish with English subtitles
Director: Matías Piñeiro
Cast: Mara Villar, Agustina Muoz, Pablo Sigal, Gabi Saidn, Ana Cambre, Guillermo Solovey, Tom Cambre Solovey, Alberto Surez, Dario Oliveira
Genres: Drama, Shakespeare, Women and Film
Distributor: Cinema Guild

Synopsis

The latest in Matas Pieiro's series of films inspired by the women of Shakespeare follows Mariel, who wants to play the role of Isabella in a local theater troupe's production of Measure for Measure. Money problems, however, prevent her from preparing for the audition. She thinks of asking her brother for help, but worries about being too direct. Her solution is to ask her brother's girlfriend, Luciana, also an actress and a more self-assured one, to convince her brother to give her the money.

"A sort of cinematic music...Pieiro fuses performance and daily life into a quietly mighty architecture of psychological complexity." -Richard Brody, New Yorker