Breathe is a race-against-the-clock, white-knuckle thriller about Lucía (Julieta Zylberberg, in a tour-de-force performance), a single mom whose world comes crashing down when she receives an urgent call from her son Mateo’s school. Mateo, who has Asperger’s syndrome, has hit his head and been taken a hospital. In a nervous fit, and attempting to keep her asthma attack under control, Lucía must make her way across the city to find her beloved son, gasping for air however she can. In his sophomore feature, director Arturo Castro Godoy crafts a tense and quiet tale of a despairing mother’s search for her only son in Santa Fé’s hospitals. As her own health deteriorates, superbly shown through the subtle but powerful sound design, Lucía will have to learn that help is all around her, if she is only willing to accept it.

  • Julieta Zylberberg - María Onetto - Carlos Belloso
  • Arturo Castro Godoy
  • Arturo Castro Godoy
  • 72 minutes
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