Second Star on the Right

Ruth Caudeli

Ruth Caudeli





Feature film




1 h 22 mins

Previous Festivals/Awards




Bisexual, Latinx, RE:Focus


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

R Rating


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