Nadie Te Oye: Perfume de Violetas (Violet Perfume: Nobody Hears You)
Nadie Te Oye: Perfume de Violetas (Violet Perfume: Nobody Hears You) (2004)

Unhappy with her family life, dirt-poor teenager Yessica finds solace in a close friendship with shy, middle-class Miriam. But the passionate bond between the girls shatters when Yessica's stepbrother and his friend rape Yessica and the… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 29, 2004
DVD Release Date: April 28, 2009
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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

Perfume de Violetas is very strong stuff, and Sistach has inspired such young actors as Ayala and Gutiérrez to give sustained and harrowing portrayals.

Tom Dawson

It offers a powerful critique of a brutally exploitative, macho society in which women are disdainfully treated as inferior citizens.

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Ella Taylor
L.A. Weekly

This powerfully rough slice of neo-realism, hitched to soapy melodrama, puts a heartbreakingly human face on the widespread problem of sexual assault in Mexico, especially as it applies to vulnerable kids of the inner city.

Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals

Lest you think this a story about flowers and fragrances, let me dash the image. This is not pretty and doesn't smell so nice.

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