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Graciela Belén González Mendoza
December 27, 1986
|Alma mater||Universidad Católica Nuestra Señora de la Asunción|
Graciela Belén González Mendoza (born December 27, 1986), professionally known as Lali González is a Paraguayan theatre, television and film actress. Her breakout film role was playing Liz in the multiawarded Paraguayan film 7 Boxes.
Lali is known for her performances in films from Paraguay, Argentina, Colombia and Honduras. She is among the first Paraguayan actresses playing a co-leading role in a foreign accent to her native accent, in the Argentinian film El Jugador, which made her become the first Paraguayan actress to be featured on the streaming platform Netflix.
Lali was trained essentially as an stage actress. She graduated from the theatre school El Estudio in 2010. She also holds a law degree from the Universidad Católica Nuestra Señora de la Asunción.
Her first appearance on screen was in 2010, as she played the main role in the second chapter of the television series La Herencia de Caín, directed by Paraguayan film and theatre director Agustín Núñez.
Lali began appearing in movies in 2010. She played Liz in the Paraguayan film 7 Boxes, a film nominated to the 27th Edition of the Goya Awards, in the category "Best Foreign Film in Spanish", featured in more than 25 international film festivals and released in numerous different countries.
Since 2012, Lali has not stopped working in the film industry. In that year, she played Irma in the Paraguayan-Argentinian movie Lectura según Justino, directed by Arnaldo André, and shared cast alongside well-known Argentinian actors Julieta Cardinali and Mike Amigorena.
She appeared in Latin American films after being cast to work in Argentina, Colombia, Brazil and Honduras. In 2013 she worked with the Argentinian director Daniel Gagliano in the movie El hijo buscado, along with renowned actor Rafael Ferro. In November of the same year she was part of the Colombian film Revenge strategy by director Carlos Varela.
In 2014, she was invited to be part of the cast of the Paraguayan film Luna de cigarras, directed by Jorge Díaz de Bedoya. Lali also performed in Mangoré, a Paraguayan film directed by Chilean Luis Vera, along with famous Mexican actor Damián Alcázar.
In October 2014, Lali represented Paraguay in the jury for the category "Fiction Feature Film" of the First Film Festival of the Three Borders in Misiones, Argentina.
Her most recent work includes the Argentinian film El jugador (2016), casting along Pablo Rago and Alejandro Awada. With this movie, Lali became the first Paraguayan actress to appear in the popular streaming platform Netflix, in July 2018. She also starred the Paraguayan film La Redención (2018), directed by Herib Godoy. This "road movie" combines the story with war scenes from the Chaco War, and Lali plays Marlene, a young woman driving her grandfather around, in a journey to discover his memories from the war battles.
Currently Lali can be seen in the trailer of the Argentinian-Paraguayan movie Gracias Gauchito by Argentinian director Cristian Jure, to be released in November 2018. 16 Lali is also filming the Argentinian movie Los que vuelven, directed by Laura Casabé.
In theatre, Lali stands as an actress and also as a producer of successful plays, such as Recién casados (2013), Rostros sagrados (2013–14 and 2016) and Veridicas (2017). The latter is a play based on internet videos made for her YouTube channel. Lali also was in the Paraguayan cast of the international play Toc Toc, premiered in Paraguay in 2014.
Lali González is an official ambassador in Paraguay of SOS Children's Villages, helping in campaigns and in the organisation's plan for artistic education.
|2012||7 Boxes||Paraguay||Liz||Juan Carlos Maneglia and Tana Schémbori||Nominated Goya Awards|
|2013||Lectura según Justino||Paraguay/Argentina||Irma||Arnaldo André||Nominated Platino Awards|
|2013||El hijo buscado||Argentina||Cristina||Daniel Gagliano|
|2014||Luna de cigarras||Paraguay||Mabel||Jorge Diaz de Bedoya|
|2015||Mangoré||Paraguay||Isabel||Luis R. Vera|
|2016||Revenge strategy||Colombia||La Pequeña La||Carlos Varela|
|2016||El jugador||Argentina||Paulina||Dan Gueller||Available on Netflix for Latin America|
|2017||Un lugar en el Caribe||Honduras||Sofía||Juan Carlos Fanconi|
|2018||La redención||Paraguay||Marlene||Herib Godoy|
|2018||Gracias Gauchito||Argentina/Paraguay||Dolores||Cristian Jure||Post-production|
|2018||Los que vuelven||Argentina||Kerana||Laura Casabé||Filming|
|2007-2008||Justo Balbuena juez|
|2008||Entre los infinitos puntos de un segmento|
|2012||La única rubia soy yo|
|2013||La joda es bella|
|2014||Rostros sagrados, festival de maldad|
|2016||Miss rostros sagrados|
|2010||Hoy no puedo, tengo un entierro||Secondary role||Short film by Agustín Núñez|
|2010||La herencia de Caín||Main role||TV series directed by Agustín Núñez|
|2014||Talento de Barrio, El concierto||Director assistant||Live concert DVD|
|2016||Escape perfecto||Host||TV show|
|2017||Mucho gusto Paraguay||Co-host||TV show|
|2018||Si tu quieres||Writer and director||Videoclip of Paraguayan pop singer Acho Laterza|
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