Remember Catalina Sandino Moreno? The first Colombian and third Hispanic actress nominated to an Oscar Academy Award for her starring role in “Maria Full of Grace” in 2004? Well, she recently returned to the big screen with a film that has been already nominated to multiple awards: MEDEAS, under the direction of Andrea Pallaoro.
The Academy Award nominated actress plays a hearing impaired Latina young wife raising five kids. This complicated drama unfolds in a dairy farm in California, where a farmer, his young wife (Sandino Moreno) and their children experience financial pressures, emotional isolation and explore how far people driven by love, desperation and infidelity can go.
Catalina received the best actress award at the Nashville Film Festival for MEDEAS. “It’s a film that leaves in the public many emotions: anger, despair, sadness and even impotence.” It is not a conventional movie, it is a very brave and very real story” says Sandino Moreno.
You can read the complete story and interview with Catalina Sandino Moreno in the February issue of LatinTRENDS.