María Sabaidini

María Sabaidini



María Sabaidini is an Argentine film director and screenwriter. She is best known for her feature films, including 'La Niña Santa' (2004), 'The Headless Woman' (2008), and 'The Clan' (2015).

Sabaidini was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and graduated from the National Film School of Argentina. She began her career directing and producing documentary films, including 'The Hidden Portraits' (1993), 'The Long Night' (1997), and 'The Journey' (2003).

Sabaidini's first feature film, 'La Niña Santa', was released in 2004. The film tells the story of a young girl who is sent to a convent by her parents in order to protect her from an abusive stepfather. The film won several awards, including the César for Best First Film in 2006.

In 2008, Sabaidini released 'The Headless Woman', which tells the story of a woman who is involved in a hit-and-run accident and begins to experience psychological trauma. The film was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival and won the Silver Bear for Best Director at the Berlin International Film Festival.

In 2015, Sabaidini released her third feature film, 'The Clan', which tells the true story of the infamous Argentine criminal family, the Puccios. The film was nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards, and won the Silver Lion at the Venice Film Festival.

Sabaidini has also directed several short films, including 'The Last Supper' (2012) and 'The Fisherman' (2014). She is currently in post-production for her fourth feature film, 'The Son'.

María Sabaidini is an acclaimed director whose films have won numerous awards. She has established herself as a master storyteller with her unique and powerful vision. Her films have explored themes of family, trauma, and justice, and have captivated audiences around the world.

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