Clara Sola, dir. Nathalie Álvarez Mesén, Sweden / Costa Rica / Belgium / Germany 2021, 106 min., Spanish with English subtitles, 15
Nathalie Álvarez Mesén's hugely acclaimed debut feature is a haunting, deeply sensual tale of a woman’s awakening after a lifetime of repression.
Clara (Wendy Chinchilla Araya) lives in the place where she was born and raised 40 years ago: an isolated village in the hills of Costa Rica. Clara is the local healer – believed to have a special connection to God, and charged with sustaining both a family and a village in desperate need of hope. She’s also spent years under the loving but controlling thumb of her mother Fresia (Flor María Vargas Chavez) – but when she finds herself attracted to her niece’s new boyfriend (Daniel Castañeda Rincón), she finds herself physically, sexually and spiritually transformed.
Fri, 18 Nov 2022
Sat, 19 Nov 2022
Sun, 20 Nov 2022
Tue, 22 Nov 2022
Wed, 23 Nov 2022
Thu, 24 Nov 2022
All films are ad-free and 18+ unless otherwise stated, and start with a 10 min. curated selection of trailers.
Red Members gain unlimited access to all exhibitions, films, talks, performances and Cinema 3. Join today for £20/month.