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Director Juan Feldman returns to Costa Rica for new film, 'After Words'




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At first glance, the new film "After Words," sounds a bit like a modern day reboot of "How Stella Got Her Groove Back." A workaholic, middle-aged woman from California travels to a beautiful foreign country where she meets a handsome local who pursues her romantically. But there are some significant departures from the Stella plot line.  

In "After Words," the protagonist is a librarian, played by Marcia Gay Harden, who goes to Costa Rica to commit suicide. But then she meets up with a local tour guide, Juan, played by Spanish actor Oscar Jaenada.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aBSBvAoHKN4

Juan sells Jane on why she should choose him over the others. Director Juan Feldman joins host Alex Cohen to share what inspired him to tell this particular story. 

To listen to the full interview, click on the blue audio player above.