Directed by Simón Mesa Soto


14 min


Sweden Colombia






16 year-old Andrea comes down from her poor neighborhood in the hills of Medellin to attend a downtown casting call for a porno film.


Première at Cannes Film Festival, Short Film Competition. Best Short Film at Chicago International Film Festival.


With Madre, I want those who consume sexual images involving teenagers, but also the teenagers who are potential victims of the porn film industry, to question the situation from a different point of view. - Simón Mesa Soto



  • Cannes Film Festival | Short Films Official Competition
  • Chicago International Film Festival • Gold Hugo for Best Short film
  • Ícaro International Festival Festival • Best international short
  • Festival Internacional del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano de La Habana • Best fiction short film

Cast & Crew

  • Cast:Yurani Anduquia Cortés, María Camila Maldonado, Paulo De Jesús Barros Sousa
  • Cinematographer:Juan Sarmiento G.
  • Editor:Gustavo Vasco
  • Sound design & mix:Andrés Montaña, Isabel Torres, José Valenzuela
  • Producer:David Herdies, Franco Lolli, Capucine Mahé
  • Production Company:Momento Film (sweden), Evidencia Films (colombia)

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