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Presos / Imprisoned

Presos / Imprisoned

A young girl encounters unexpected, complex choices when she secretly befriends a prison inmate. Intrigued by him and his story, her neat, orderly existence soon begins to unravel.


Presos / Imprisoned


Esteban Ramirez

Year of Release:



Costa Rica


Spanish with English subtitles

Type / Genre:

Narrative Feature


97 minutes




Wed 21 Sept, 2.00pm, COSTAATT San Fernando
Wed 21 Sept, 3.30pm, MovieTowne POS Screen 7
Wed 21 Sept, 8.15pm, MovieTowne Tobago
Fri 23 Sept, 8.30pm, MovieTowne POS Screen 8, Q+A


T+T Premiere

About the Director(s):

Esteban Ramirez

Esteban Ramirez

Esteban Ramirez is a Costa Rican filmmaker who has achieved international acclaim. After attending the Graduate School of Sciences and Mass Communication in Costa Rica, he made several award winning documentaries and short films. C’aribe his feature film debut (2004) won 8 international awards and broke box office records in CR. The film was the first Costa Rican film to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Film. His second feature Gestation won 9 international awards. Presos is his third feature film.

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