Verónica is a transgender woman who works as a prostitute in a small neighborhood of Costa Rican capital. When a young thief known as Tato has an accident and breaks an ankle, she takes him to her house trying to give him a better life, but also facing with the painful side of motherhood. Finally Verónica realizes that giving a hand to Tato was actually giving it to herself.
English Title: Hold Me Like Before Year of production: December 2016 Length: 63 min Country: Costa Rica Camera: HD Format: 1:85 Sound: Dolby Digital 5.1 Dialogue: Spanish with English Subtitles
DirectorJurgen Ureña Production Producciones La Ventana, Mina Films Producer Jurgen Ureña, Gustavo Sánchez Cinematographer Gustavo Brenes SoundAlexandra Latishev Art Direction/Production DesignOlga Madrigal Writers Jurgen Ureña EditorAriadna Ribas, Alexandra Latishev Executive ProducersJurgen Ureña, Gustavo Sánchez Color Correction José Chisco Arce Cast Jimena Franco, Natalia Porras, Camilo Regueyra, Thalaya, Gabriela Prado, Olger González
Festival Selections Costa Rica International Film Festival (Best National Feature Film and Best Central America Feature Film -World Premiere) International Film Festival of Panama 2017, Panama BAFICI - Buenos Aires Festival Internacional De Cine Independiente 2017, Argentina Inside Out - Toronto LGBT Film Festival 2017, Canada CINEMA DIVERSE: The Palm Springs LGBTQ Film Festival 2017, USA Guayaquil International Film Festival 2017, Ecuador New York Icaro Film Festival 2017, USA Florence Queer Film Festival 2017, Italy