Centered on a never-before-seen interview with Chavela Vargas, shot 20 years before her death in 2012—and shaped both by the stories told in Chavela’s songs and by the myths and tales others have told about her (as well as those she spread about herself)—the film weaves a detailed portrait of a woman who dared to dress, speak, sing, and dream her extraordinary life into being.
A woman with aspirations to be a novice commits a sin in her early days within the religion. Now she and her son, the fruit of this sin, leave Spain to start a new life. After several years they lead a quiet life in a small town in the south of France. The Mother will try everything to prevent her son from making the same mistake as her given the intervention of the presence of an unwanted woman within her home.
To the East of Mexico City, three people have decided to break the stereotypes set by the society and build a new reality; where love, solidarity and dance are the axes.
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