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Abrazame Como Antes

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Abrazame Como Antes

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Synopsis

 

Verónica is a transgender woman who works as a prostitute in a small neighbourhood of Costa Rican capital. When a young thief known as Tato has an accident and breaks an ankle, she takes him to her house trying to give him a better life, but also facing with the painful side of motherhood. Finally, Verónica realizes that giving a hand to Tato was actually giving it to herself.[/vc_column_text][us_single_image image=”1340″ size=”medium_large” align=”left” css=”.vc_custom_1507624708292{padding-top: 25px !important;padding-bottom: 25px !important;}”][us_separator type=”invisible”][vc_column_text]Director:  Jurgen Ureña
Country: Costa Rica (2016)
Running Time: 63 min[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

Director BIO

 

Jurgen Ureña is a Costa Rican filmmaker with a master’s degree in creative documentary at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. His short films have been shown in the film festivals of Cannes, Trieste, La Habana, Clermont-Ferrand, Washington and Cartagena, among others. In November 2014 his first feature film, Russian dolls, received the award for best director at the Icaro Film Festival of Central America.

 

His second feature film, Hold me like Before (2016), was premiered at the Costa Rica International Film Festival and won the Best Central American en Best Costa Rican Films. Ureña also received the Áncora Award to the Best Audiovisual Production for the Biennium 2005-2006, and was selected for the meeting of Central American Visual Arts “Doubtful Strait” (2006-2007). Ureña currently teaches lessons in cinema history and documentary at the School of Cinema and Television of Veritas University.

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Abrazame Como Antes

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Synopsis

 

Verónica is a transgender woman who works as a prostitute in a small neighbourhood of Costa Rican capital. When a young thief known as Tato has an accident and breaks an ankle, she takes him to her house trying to give him a better life, but also facing with the painful side of motherhood. Finally, Verónica realizes that giving a hand to Tato was actually giving it to herself.[/vc_column_text][us_single_image image=”1340″ size=”medium_large” align=”left” css=”.vc_custom_1507624708292{padding-top: 25px !important;padding-bottom: 25px !important;}”][us_separator type=”invisible”][vc_column_text]Director:  Jurgen Ureña
Country: Costa Rica (2016)
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Director BIO

 

Jurgen Ureña is a Costa Rican filmmaker with a master’s degree in creative documentary at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. His short films have been shown in the film festivals of Cannes, Trieste, La Habana, Clermont-Ferrand, Washington and Cartagena, among others. In November 2014 his first feature film, Russian dolls, received the award for best director at the Icaro Film Festival of Central America.

 

His second feature film, Hold me like Before (2016), was premiered at the Costa Rica International Film Festival and won the Best Central American en Best Costa Rican Films. Ureña also received the Áncora Award to the Best Audiovisual Production for the Biennium 2005-2006, and was selected for the meeting of Central American Visual Arts “Doubtful Strait” (2006-2007). Ureña currently teaches lessons in cinema history and documentary at the School of Cinema and Television of Veritas University.

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