Paulina (1997)



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Paulina was the real-life housekeeper of filmmaker Vicky Funari when she told him this story: raised in the Mexican village of Puntilla, at the age of 8 Paulina was raped by the town's mayor. She was then held against her will for two years until she escaped to Mexico City.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary, Art House & International, Special Interest
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Written By: Jennifer Maytorena Taylor, Vicky Funari, Paulina Cruz Suarez


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as Paulina (age 13)

as Facundo

as Luz Maria

as Woman on bus

as Paulina (age 8)
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Full Review… | February 12, 2002
New York Times
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Full Review… | February 12, 2002
Village Voice
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The film has enough powerful moments to sustain it.

Full Review… | February 12, 2002
Film Journal International

Confusingly composed, the movie jumps about jarringly as it tells its story.

Full Review… | February 12, 2002
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Full Review… | February 12, 2002
San Francisco Examiner

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