[May 7 2014]
Jessica Mitrani’s La Divanee is based on the true story of the Countess of Guell, Palomba Matas Mujika de Pumeral y Santiago, who at the age of eighteen reclined on a chaise lounge and refused to ever stand again. Narrated by the iconic Spanish actress Rossy de Palma, muse to Almodóvar, Gaultier, and Mugler.
Starring telenovela actress Rita Bendeck, Rita Goes to the Supermarket takes a satirical look at the air-conditioned aisles where women shop for dairy products, detergents, and dripping packages of bloody meat. A musical adventure shot in candy-colored 35-mm film. Photo Elise Gallant