Violeta
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Alberto Cortes wrote and directed this Mexican-Cuban drama, an adaptation the Nicolas Dorr play about aging Violeta (Blanca Guerra) who tells her life-story to Cuban journalist Felix (David Ramy) during 24 hours in her small apartment above a Chinese restaurant. After her first lover was killed by soldiers, she became a NYC stripper and hooker, had two children (but one died), and entered into an affair with a famous film star. When he betrayed her, she profited with a sale of her story to a tabloid. The actor and his associates then abducted and raped her, but she fought back. When she… More