NALIPster Gabriela Tagliavini Wins Big for "How to Break Up with Your Douchebag"

Posted by on January 11, 2018

Courtesy of Traziende Films

Only one Latina (Patricia Riggen) has directed a top 1,100-grossing movie since 2007

CAA has signed Argentine writer-director Gabriela Tagliavini, whose sixth feature, Como Cortar a Tu Patan (How to Break Up With Your Douchebag), opened atop the Mexican box office in October. The AFI graduate and alumna of ABC’s directing fellowship is currently working on an untitled AMBI Group project starring Antonio Banderas and Mike Tyson and writing a script for Televisa, and she recently sold a pitch to Fox Studios. “I am very happy to have joined CAA,” Tagliavini said in a statement. “Their unparalleled influence, expertise in the industry and commitment to clients will enable my career to reach its full potential, and I am really excited for what this partnership will bring.”

The filmmaker’s other credits include Ladies’ Night, Border Run and Without Men. She continues to be managed by Ensemble Entertainment. Ream more on The Hollywood Reporter. 




NALIPster Gabriela Tagliavini’s film "Como Cortar A Tu Patan" ("How To Break Up With Your Dochebag") won the most awards at the Premios Cinepolis. It was nominated for 10 awards for which it won 7 awards, including Best Screenplay and Best Movie of the year.

The film celebrated the dual premiere on October 13th of last year, which reigned at #1 in the Mexican Box office and is officially in the “Top 12 Best Premieres in Mexican history” according to @canacine. 

Directed by Gabriela Tagliavini – whose credits include “Border Run,” starring Sharon Stone, “Without Men,” with Eva Longoria, Kate Del Castillo, and Christian Slater, and 2003 Spanish-language breakout “Ladies’ Night,” a No. 1 movie at the box office in Mexico – “How to Break Up With Your Douchebag” bows day-and-date with its bow in Mexico, where it will be released by Televisa’s Videocine, the distributor of Eugenio Dérbez’s “Instructions Not Included” and near all big Mexican box office hits.