The Mistress

  • Queer Shorts
  • 11min
  • Narrative Short
  • UK Premiere
  • 2019

During her husband’s funeral, Maritere receives an unexpected visit from Angela. Maritere’s overprotective son Fernando notices the strange interactions between the two women. Who is Angela? What was her relationship to Maritere’s husband? Feelings from the past are awoken and all is not what it seems in this comedic short.

Born in Puerto Rico, Pati Cruz studied Film Directing at the Escuela Internacional de Cine y TV in Cuba. In 2012, they obtained a BA at Vassar College in New York. Pati now works as a screenwriter and freelance filmmaker in audiovisual productions in Puerto Rico.


Pati Cruz


Pati Cruz

Executive Producer

René Pérez Joglar


Pati Cruz


Adrián Pérez


Pati Cruz

Director of Photography

Ricardo Santana

Sound Designer

Homer Mora

Production Designer

Angélica Oliveras Morales


English, Spanish