RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - How far is a mother willing to go to save her daughter? Romanian director Teodora Ana Mihai answers this question in "La civil", a film in which a Mexican housewife takes revenge into her own hands in search of her little girl, kidnapped by a cartel.
The film was screened in the "Un Certain Regard" section of the Cannes Film Festival, the second most important of the event.
According to the director, the film was inspired by a woman, Miriam Rodríguez, who told her that . . .