A film by Mariana Rondón
Venezuela/Peru/Germany, 2013, 93 minutes
GOLDEN SHELL - BEST FILM, 2013 San Sebastian IFF
SPECIAL JURY PRIZE & FIPRESCI AWARD, Thessaloniki
BEST DIRECTOR & SCREENPLAY, Mar del Plata
BEST ACTRESS & SCREENPLAY, Torino
A nine-year-old boy's preening obsession with straightening his hair elicits a tidal wave of homophobic panic in his hard-working mother.