Retreat

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    Retreat

    Retiro

    Directed by

    Mexico

    2019

    70 min

    Documentary

    Retreat explores the bond between three generations of women as they struggle to assert their independence in a paternalistic society. A story of familial love and courage that celebrates female strength by quietly delving into its unexpected sites of concentration.

    Awards

    • Documentary Audience Award (Special Mention) - Morelia IFF

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Marina Guadarrama
    Perla Ávila
    Screenplay
    Daniela Alatorre
    Cinematography
    Daniela Alatorre
    Editing
    Daniela Alatorre
    Sonia Sánchez
    Music
    Dave Cerf
    Production
    NO FICCIÓN
    Daniela Alatorre Benard

    Daniela Alatorre Benard

    Mexico

    Mexican producer and filmmaker. She holds an MFA in documentary film from the School of Visual Arts in NY. She has been part of the Sundance Editing, Music and Creative Producing Labs, a Flaherty Film Seminar fellow in 2010, and a participant from 2011 to 2016. Daniela is also the producer of 2009 Sundance Award winning documentary EL GENERAL (2009), directed by Natalia Almada; DE PANZAZO (2012), directed by Juan Carlos Rulfo and Carlos Loret de Mola; EL INGENIERO (2012), directed by Alejandro Lubezki; and the NYT OpDocs Unsilenced, directed by Betzabé García. Daniela founded No Ficción along with Elena Fortes and Cinépolis. RETREAT (2019) is her first feature documentary as a director.