Two Fridas

201892 minsSpanish,

Costa Rica - México The film takes its inspiration from the relationship between the Mexican painter Frida Kahlo and a fascinating woman who was her personal nurse, the Costa Rican Judith Ferreto. Through the prism of memories, the movie depicts a time in which the present, the past, reveries, nightmares, myths, imagination and reality all mix in the inner world of Judith. In her last day of life, Judith recalls moments of complicity with the painter, which runs the threads of her destiny thereafter.

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Festivals and awards:

  • Official Competition Tallin Black Nights International Film Festival, Estonia, 2018. (Worldwide Premiere)
  • Shanghai International Film Festival, China - Junio de 2019. (Asian Premiere, Official Selection)
  • Viena Central American Film Festival, Austria. (Best Movie Audience Award)
  • 53rd Annual World Fest-Houston, Texas, USA. (REMI Golden Award, Best Movie in the "Experimental Drama" category)
  • Central American International Film Festival, Guatemala. (Ícaro Awards to Best Movie, Best Director, Best Photography Director, and Best Art Director)
  • “El ojo Cojo” International Film Festival, Madrid, Spain. (Honor Mention to Best Movie)
  • Gibara International Film Festival, Cuba. (Awards to Best Director and Best Photography Director)
  • Gramado International Film Festival, Brasil. (Award to Best Art Director)
  • San Petersburg's “Solo Ensueños” International Independent Film Festival</li>


Director: Ishtar Yasin Gutiérrez
Producer: Producciones Astarté - Costa Rica
Coproduced by: Luis Javier Castro, Romanos films - México, Salvador Corrales Ayala
Production Manager: Belem Castro
Executive Production: Karina Avellán and Marcelo Quesada
Production Designer: Olga Madrigal
Screenplay: Ishtar Yasin
Script Consultant: Clara Albitati
Director of Photography: Mauro Herce
Art Director: Alidarine Ducolomb
Sound: Rodrigo Lira
Editor: Valerie Loiseleux
Music: Alex Catona
Choreography: David Calderón
Hair and Make Up: Vanessa Campos
Costume Designer: Esteban Arzate
Special Collaboration: Li Sáenz
Cast: María de Medeiros, Ishtar Yasin, Grettel Méndez, Diana Lein
Sound editor: Severine Ratier
Sound mix: Jean Guy Verán