Paulina (film)

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Paulina (Spanish: La patota) is a 2015 internationally co-produced thriller film directed by Santiago Mitre. It was screened in the International Critics' Week section at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival[2] where it won the Nespresso Grand Prize and the FIPRESCI Prize.[3][4] It is inspired by the 1960 film La patota.[1]

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Theatrical release poster
Directed bySantiago Mitre
Written bySantiago Mitre
StarringDolores Fonzi
Release date
  • 15 May 2015 (2015-05-15) (Cannes)
  • 18 June 2015 (2015-06-18) (Argentina)
Running time
103 minutes
  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • France[1]


Awards and accoladesEdit

Aside from winning the Critics Week and FIPRESCI prizes at Cannes,[3] Paulina won some awards at other festivals including San Sebastián.[5] Dolores Fonzi won the prize for best actress at the 2015 Premio Iberoamericano de Cine Fénix,[6] and also at the 2015 Argentine Academy of Cinematography Arts and Sciences Awards.[7]


  1. ^ a b Ben Kenigsberg (22 May 2015). "Film Review: 'Paulina'". Variety. Retrieved 2 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Selection of the 54th International Critics' Week". Semaine de la Critique. Retrieved 20 April 2015.
  3. ^ a b John Hopewell; Elsa Keslassy (21 May 2015). "Cannes: 'Paulina,' 'Land and Shade' Top Cannes Critics' Week". Variety. Retrieved 21 May 2015.
  4. ^ Rebecca Ford; Rhonda Richards (23 May 2015). "Cannes: 'Son of Saul,' 'Masaan' Take Fipresci Prizes". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 23 May 2015.
  5. ^ "63 San Sebastian International Film Festival Award-Winners". San Sebastian Film Festival. 26 September 2015. Retrieved 2 January 2016.
  6. ^ Emiliano De Pablos (28 November 2015). "Pablo Larrain's 'The Club' Tops 2nd Fenix Awards". Variety. Retrieved 2 January 2016.
  7. ^ Agustin Mango (25 November 2015). "'Refugiado' Tops Argentine Academy Awards". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2 January 2016.

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