A film by Silvina Schnicer and Ulises Porra


A film by Silvina Schnicer and Ulises Porra

Sara and her nanny Yarisa have a relationship that transcends their class and race conditions: they are the closest thing to a daughter-mother; but an accident will test their intimate loyalty, and the innocent illusion of never separating.
Status: Completed
Year: 2021
Genre: Drama
Country: Dominican Republic, Argentina

Language: Spanish
Available subtitles: English
Runtime: 89 min.
Original title: Carajita



Silvina Schnicer (Buenos Aires, Argentina) studied Social Communication at Buenos Aires University and has worked on the art teams of numerous films and in advertising.

Ulises Porra (Barcelona, Spain) is an illustrator and screenwriter and studied Philosophy at Barcelona University. In 2012 they co-wrote and co-directed the short film La Bicha, winner of Argentina’s Fondo Nacional de las Artes Award.

In 2017 Silvina and Ulises made their directorial debut in feature films with Tigre, that premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) and participated in San Sebastian Festival’s New Directors section.

Carajita is their second feature.


2017 Tigre (91’)

2021 Carajita (89’)

Cecile Van Welie
Magnolia Núñez
Adelanny Padilla
Genesis Buret
Javier Hermida
Richard Douglas
Clara Luz Lozano
Yuberbi De La Rosa

Directors: Silvina Schnicer and Ulises Porra
Screenplay: Ulla Prida, Silvina Schnicer and Ulises Porra
Cinematography: Iván Gierasinchuk and Sergio Armstrong
Editing: Delfina Castagnino and Ulises Porra
Sound: Franklin Hernández and Nahuel Palenque
Music: Andrés Rodriguez
Executive producers: Ulla Prida, Alexandra Guerrero, Federico Eibuszyc and Bárbara Sarasola-Day
Production Companies: Wooden Boat Productions, Pucará Cine


San Sebastian International Film Festival (New Directors) · Special Jury Mention
Zurich Film Festival
Mar del Plata International Film Festival

Coming soon