Scène du film LA NIÑA SANTA de Lucrecia Martel

La niña santa

Lucrecia Martel
2004 - Drama - 106 min

Lucrecia Martel Retrospective

La niña santa

Lucrecia Martel

Argentina, Italy, Netherlands, Spain

At the tumbledown Hotel Termas, 16-year-old Amalia, in her youthful mystical spark and sexual awakening, begins a religious quest to absolve a man that has sexually approached her. In this second feature, Martel privileges the marginal perspective of female adolescents in provincial Argentina to thread a metaphysical reflection on transgressive desire and twisted religious faith.


Presented in partnership with Concordia University and the Consulate of Argentina in Montreal.



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