Mariana’s Sandwich


Carlos Cuarón | Mexico | 2014 | 10 m 21 s

Spanish with English Subtitles

Ten year old Mariana is bullied at school, and her main tormentor is Isabel, only 3 years her senior. One day, Mariana gets up the courage to follow Isabel home, and discovers that Isabel is herself a victim, living in a family wrecked by a chain of domestic violence. Mariana understands where Isabel’s attitude is coming from, so she decides to befriend her. The following day she seeks her out at lunch break and gives Isabel a sandwich like the ones she used to take from her by force.

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