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Who the Hell Is Juliette?

  • Release Date: Sep 25, 1998
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  • Runtime: 1 hr. 31 min.
  • Genres: Biography, Culture & Society, Gender Issues, Interpersonal Relationships, Sexuality, Social Issues
  • Director:Carlos Marcovich


This award-winning documentary from Mexican cinematographer Carlos Marcovich marked his debut as a director. While filming a video in Cuba starring model Fabiola Quiroz, Marcovich met and was struck by the brashness of a 16-year-old Havana jinetera (child prostitute) named Juliet Ortega whom Fabiola had befriended. Electing to direct a documentary about the girl, Marcovich embarked on a three-year odyssey of following the barrio dwelling orphan, contrasting her life with that of the glamorous Fabiola...more