Rosario Castellano is an introverted university student who doesn't seem to belong to her time. In the early 1950s in Mexico City, she is fighting to have voice heard in a society run by men. She is about to become one of the biggest female writers in Mexican literature, but her tumultuous love story with Ricardo Guerra will manifest her fragility and contradictions. At the peak of her career and her marriage, she will ignite a discussion that will mark a turning point in her life.
Original title: Los Adioses English title: The Eternal Feminine (Los Adioses) Country: Mexico Production year: 2017 Genre: Drama Length: 85' Aspect ratio: 2.35
Natalia Beristain (Mexico City, 1981) graduated cum laude in 2008 from the Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica, with film direction as her concentration. Her short film Péces Plátano (Banana Fish) was awarded the Best Mexican Short Film in the 5th International Film Festival of Morelia, and in 2008 screened at the Cannes Film Festival as part of the Official Selection of the Critic’s Week.
Natalia Beristain’s first feature film No quiero dormir sola (She doesn´t want to sleep alone) premiered at the International Critic’s Week of the Venice Film Festival in 2012 and in that same year won Best Feature Film at the Morelia International Film Festival and the first Yellow Robin Award at the Curaçao- Rotterdam International Film Festival. No quiero dormir sola was shown in more than 30 international film festivals. In 2014 No quiero dormir sola was nominated for 5 awards, including Best Picture and the awarded for Best Actress for Adriana Roel, by The Mexican Academy of Film Arts and Sciences.
She has been the casting director for several plays, TV series and films, including El Violín (Francisco Vargas), Abel (Diego Luna), La Jaula de Oro ( Diego Quemada-Diez) and 600 Miles ( Gabriel Ripstein).
Karina Gidi, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Tessa Ia, Pedro de Tavira Egurrola
Director: Natalia Beristain Screenwriters: María Renée Prudencio, Javier Peñalosa Production Company: Mr. Woo, Zamora FilmsChamaca Films DOP: Dariela Ludlow Editor: Miguel Schverdfinger Music: Esteban Aldrete Sound Design: Alejandro de Icaza Sound: José María Ramos Roa
Morelia International Film Festival 2017 - Audience Award for Mexican Fiction Feature Film and Special Mention for an Actress in a Mexican Feature Film (Karina Gidi)
2016 – Los Adioses – Feature Film – Fiction
2015 – Réquiem por Leona Vicario – TV Series – Fiction
2015 – La Evocación – Short Film part of Tales of Mexico
2012 – No quiero dormir sola – Feature Film– Fiction
2009 – Pentimento – Short Film – Fiction
2006 – Peces Plátano – Short Film – Fiction