Second Star on the Right

Ruth Caudeli

Ruth Caudeli

Director

Country

Colombia

Format

Feature film

Year

2019

Duration

1 h 22 mins

Previous Festivals/Awards

Stream

Premieres

Interests

Bisexual, Latinx, RE:Focus

Guests

Ruth Caudeli

Ruth Caudeli

Young at heart and lost in life, Emilia is far from having it all figured out. She’s unemployed, in a relationship she won’t commit to, and the odd one out in her friend group in almost every way possible.

As an actor whose theatre work is high in concept but low in attendance, Emilia teaches acting classes while she awaits her big break. When she is unexpectedly fired,she is forced to take a job working for her best friend Angelica. As Emilia sinks more deeply into a comfortable life, she grows further away from herself. If this isn’t enough to manage, she is also trying to figure out exactly what her relationship with Mariana is. Everything comes to a head at Angelica’s bachelorette party, where a few too many drunken truths are revealed.

With clear vision, director Ruth Caudeli spotlights the highs and lows of female friendship, and masterfully answers the question: does growing up have to mean giving up?

Mon May 27, 7:15 pm
TIFF Bell Lightbox 2
350 King Street West
Toronto ON
Map

R Rating

Sponsors

You might also like:

Vida
+

Vida

Winner of the 2019 GLAAD Media Award for Best Comedy Series, the groundbreaking Vida is returning for an action-packed second season.

Developed by showrunner Tanya Sarachoand an all-Latinx wri...

Good Kisser
Guest In Attendance
+

Women’s Gala: Good Kisser

What’s a girl to do when her girlfriend suggests a date with a very alluring stranger? This three-way fling is deliciously unveiled in Good Kisser, a new film by Wendy Jo Carlton (whose Jamie and Je...

Dykes in the Streets
Guest In Attendance
+

Dykes in the Streets

Picture it—1981, a summer day in Toronto, 300 lesbians carrying signs and balloons,marching down Yonge Street and loudly chanting,“We are the D. Y. K. E. S!”

The march that day was a tr...

NEWSLETTER

Keep up to date, sign-up
to our newsletter...