Menis’ award-winning third film is the meticulously crafted, tragic tale of two Argentine teenagers falling between the cracks in a grossly unfair world. While peddling cheap products on the underground, the studious 13-year-old María is drawn out of her shell by the attentions of a young juggler dressed in a Spiderman costume. But as masks slip, an increasingly oppressive atmosphere suggests a dark secret threatening to overshadow young love.
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