Julia Solomonoff is a Argentine filmmaker. Her most recent feature film, El Ultimo Verano de la Boyita (The Last Summer of La Boyita) played at the Latin American Film Festival. The first feature that she wrote and directed, Hermanas (Sisters), opened at the Toronto Film Festival. She also has written and directed five short films, Octavo 51, A Day with Angela, Siesta, Scratch and Ahora—which have earned her prestigious awards from the DGA and FIPRESCI. She produced the documentary Cocalero, which was nominated at Sundance for the Grand Jury Prize for World Cinema. Solomonoff got her start in film as assistant director for The Motorcycle Diaries and a number of other films.
The Last Summer of La Boyita
Skillfully presented and achingly touching, this film is another award-winning must-see event. Derived from the writer-director's childhood experiences....▶
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