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Verónica (2017)

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A female Psychologist who has stopped practicing medicine, decides to take the case of Veronica de la Serna, a young woman whose previous therapist has mysteriously disappeared.
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Credited cast:
Olga Segura ... Veronica de la Serna
Arcelia Ramírez ... The Psychologist
Sofía Garza ... Veronica's Mother
Horacio Castelo Horacio Castelo ... Police Officer (scenes deleted)
Erick Arturo Peralta Erick Arturo Peralta ... Alumno Extra 14
Fernanda Salazar Fernanda Salazar ... Alumna
Alejandra Ortiz Alejandra Ortiz ... Alumna Extra 8
Isaac Rodhart Hernández Isaac Rodhart Hernández ... Alumno Extra 16
Mariana Torres Mariana Torres ... Alumna Extra 2
Iñigo Arredondo Iñigo Arredondo ... Alumno Extra 17
Ana Escobedo Ana Escobedo ... Alumna Extra 11
Regina Eslava Regina Eslava ... Alumna Extra 9
José Emilio Guizar José Emilio Guizar ... Alumno Extra 3
Eugenia Morales Marín Eugenia Morales Marín ... Young Veronica
Pablo Celorio Pablo Celorio ... Alumno Extra 1


A middle aged recluse psychologist who has stopped practicing years ago decides to take the case of Veronica, a young woman who's treatment was mysteriously interrupted by the Psychologists old professor, who has disappeared. As a condition, the Psychologist requires Veronica to stay with her in her country house for the duration of the treatment. Here, they will both discover what lies behind their deepest secrets. Written by Carlos Algara & Alejandro Martinez

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We all hide things, even from ourselves.


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Did You Know?


Even though the film was released in 2017, the circa of the story-line is supposed to take place in 2012, since there's a line in which Veronica explains that she was born in 1987 and is now 25 years-old. The reason the directors decided to keep the line like that is because they wanted to pay homage to the year the first draft of the screenplay was written: 2012. See more »


The Psychologist: The Egyptians thought that intelligence was in the heart. Then Plato speculated that the brain was the rational part of the soul, but Aristotle ended by saying that the heart is the center of intelligence and the brain is used only to cool the blood. Breuer himself could not accept that when one of his patients fell in love with him and had to completely stop her treatment. Years later, Freud took back what Breuer had not recognized openly: that behind every hysterical neurosis there is a ...
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Crazy Credits

Actor Horacio Castelo is credited as a Police Officer in the end credits. Although his scenes were shot, they were later cut out in the editing room. His credit remained in honor of his work in the film. See more »

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Living in the woods.
18 May 2020 | by ridi-arahanSee all my reviews

Personally, the movie is pleasantly surprising and enjoyable.

What worked:

  • tight runtime and screenplay
  • the setting, climate and cinematography
  • surprise element

What didn't work; -As a mental health professional, I can see some ethical errors in the script regarding therapy.

Final verdict: Since it's runtime is short, you should give it a try. It's recommended.

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Release Date:

1 October 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Expiación See more »

Filming Locations:

Arteaga, Coahuila, Mexico See more »


Box Office


$1,650,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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