Don’t You Let Me Go (Agarrame fuerte) directed by Ana Guevara and Leticia Jorge
Don’t You Let Me Go (Agarrame fuerte)

Don’t You Let Me Go (Agarrame fuerte), the most recent feature film by the Uruguayan directorial duo of Ana Guevara and Leticia Jorge (So Much Water), will make its world premiere in the International Narrative Competition at the 23rd edition of the Tribeca Festival.

The film tells the story of Adela, 39, who is confronted with the sudden loss of her best friend, Elena. Standing amidst the mourners at Elena’s funeral, Adela feels disconnected from the solemn rituals, sensing the absurdity of bidding farewell to someone so dear. Consumed by shock and the looming void in her future, Adela becomes an unexpected time traveler.

Transported to a decade earlier, Adela reunites with a vibrant Elena at a beach house, joined by their friend Luci and her baby boy Paco. Amidst the backdrop of laughter, music, and shared memories, the trio embarks on a weekend filled with joy and nostalgia. But as the inevitable goodbye approaches, Adela clings to the fleeting moments and the newfound sense of companionship.

When baby Paco stumbles upon a gateway to prolong their time together, Adela, Elena, and Luci are drawn into an extraordinary journey of escape and indulgence. In this timeless interlude, Adela discovers solace and a renewed connection to her cherished friend.

Through nuanced performances and evocative storytelling, Don’t You Let Me Go invites audiences into a world where bonds of friendship transcend time and space. As Adela, Elena, and Luci navigate the complexities of grief and remembrance, their journey becomes a poignant reminder of the enduring power of love, resilience, and the profound connections that shape our lives.

Don’t You Let Me Go features a predominantly female cast and crew, including producer Agustina Chiarino (Monos) and her production company Bocacha Films. Chiarino has produced all of Guevara and Jorge’s previous joint and individual titles.

The cast includes the talented trio of lead actresses Chiara Hourcade, Victoria Jorge, and Eva Dans, the most recent film by Guevara and Jorge is a captivating exploration of timeless sisterhood and a beautifully affirming celebration of life.

Watch the trailer for Don’t You Let Me Go .

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