In this universally acclaimed film from writer-director Jorge Gaggero, Academy Award-nominated actress Norma Aleandro plays Beba, a sophisticated older woman whose recent divorce has left her in a precarious financial position. Despite her attempts to keep up appearances, she is finally forced to do the unthinkable - discharge her live-in maid. Dora has worked for Beba for thirty years and is dutiful but distant and reserved. When both women finally face life without the other, they soon discover that their relationship is more different than either had ever imagined.
THE OFFICIAL STORY
An Argentine teacher, Alicia (Norma Aleandro) begins to suspect that her adopted daughter may have been the child of a murdered political prisoner. When she attempts to uncover the truth, she discovers levels of political corruption so abhorrent that the illusions of her life are irrevocably shattered.