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At 28 years, Paulina (the mesmerising Dolores Fonzi), gives up a brilliant lawyer’s career in order to dedicate herself to teaching in a depressing region of Argentina.
In a rough environment, she sticks to her teaching mission and to her political commitments, agreeing to sacrifice her boyfriend and the trust of her father, a powerful local judge. Upon her arrival, she is violently assaulted by a gang of young people, some of them being her own students. Despite the trauma and her inability to understand, Paulina will strive to stand up for what she believes in.
Paulina is a social thriller that explores the characters connected to an act of violence —both the victims and the perpetrators— and examines how that violence triggers different ideas of justice.