Violet Perfume: No One Is Listening Image
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  • Summary: Set in Mexico City, this is the fictionalized account of a true story of a friendship between two adolescent girls, torn apart when one of them is viciously raped.
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  1. 80
    This powerfully rough slice of neo-realism, hitched to soapy melodrama, puts a heartbreakingly human face on the widespread problem of sexual assault in Mexico.
  2. Very strong stuff, and Sistach has inspired such young actors as Ayala and Gutiérrez to give sustained and harrowing portrayals.
  3. Reviewed by: Leonardo Garcia Tsao
    70
    Has a poignant emotional core in the truthful description of its characters' despairing lives.
  4. Reviewed by: David Parkinson
    60
    This tale of Mexican poverty refuses to lapse into sensation or melodrama.
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