SECOND STAR ON THE RIGHT
SEGUNDA ESTRELLA A LA DERECHADirected by Ruth Caudeli
Cast: Silvia Varón, Ximena Rodríguez, Alejandra Lara, Tatiana Rentería
Thirty-something Emilia is at a crossroads with her longtime friends Angélica, Clara, and Renata, whose contentment with their rich family lives and successful careers still won’t allow them to acknowledge Emilia’s bisexuality. On top of that, Emilia’s got a stalled acting career and a girlfriend to whom she can’t commit. As Emilia sets out to seek fulfillment, director Ruth Caudeli (Outfest 2018 favorite Eva and Candela) sprinkles her black-and-white world with spurts of color, sexy encounters, and even some musical numbers in this naturalistic charmer.
Ruth Caudeli was born in Valencia, Spain. She has a Masters in film directing from the renowned ESCAC film school and another in fiction for television from the Pompeu Fabra university. She studied audiovisual communication at the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, where she won the award for excellence. She wrote and directed the feature film Eva & Candela (2017); Second Star on the Right (2019) is her second feature. She has directed several short films as well as commercials for recognized brand names at the production company Ovella Blava Films. She is a contributor to publications, such as Kinetoscope, and is a professor of film and television at the Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano. She is currently working in her third feature and directing theater.