Susana Le Marchand, a housewife ignored by her wealthy husband, is looking for a new maid. Her former gardener gives Susana a gift from his wife, Hilda. Flattered by the gesture, Susana decides to hire Hilda. One day, Hilda finds some Marxist books. Susana takes them and reconnects with her leftist past. She questions the frivolity of her life and, with Hilda, decides to make a change.
- Best Actress (Verónica Langer) - Morelia IFF
- Special Mention for Best Director - Sofia IFF
- Andrés Clariond Rangel
- Héctor Ortega
- Yibran Asuad
- Oscar Figueroa
- Miguel Musálem
- Adrián Parisi
- Rodrigo Monfort
- PIMIENTA FILMS
Turning on racism, classism and power abuse, in its soaring neurosis, huis-clos set-up, Mexican setting, and class ironies, Hilda also tips its hat to Luis Buñuel.
Andrés Clariond Rangel was born in Monterrey in 1977. He has a BA in Law with a minor in Film Studies from the University of Monterrey. He also holds a masters degree in Cinematography from the University of Columbia, New York, with a major in film directing. He has directed several shorts, such as TENTACIONES (1999), QUIMERAS (2001), POR UN MATRIMONIO FELIZ (2003), PAREJOS (2005) and PEORIA (2010). HILDA (2014) was his first feature film. CLOSE QUARTERS (2019) is his most recent film.