Alejandra is a working housewife, raising two boys with husband Angel in a small city. Her brother Fabian works as a nurse in a local hospital. Their provincial lives are upset with the arrival of mysterious Veronica. Sex and love can be fragile in certain regions where strong family values, hypocrisy, homophobia, and male chauvinism exist. Veronica convinces them that in the nearby woods, inside an isolated cabin, dwells something not of this world that could be the answer to all of their problems. Something whose force they cannot resist and with whom they must make peace or suffer its wrath.
14-year-old Ana is seduced by Sam, who—along with his mother and others—deceive and blackmail Ana into the world of prostitution. Finding herself a prisoner in a human trafficking ring, Ana escapes, fleeing down the city streets. Sam is hot on her trail, until he is arrested by police.
Estela is a 12-year-old girl who has just fallen in love with a young police cadet. He wants to run away with her and get married. Trying to achieve this dream, her family will have to experience the violence that is devastating the region
Ten different voices join together to create a contemporary vision of the Revolution in Mexico. There is not only one interpretation presented of this historic event, but rather a wide range of views about the concept of revolution — its social significance as well as its more intimate, personal meaning. These stories try to offer a plural perspective through varied aesthetic perceptions that enrich our collective imagination.
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