Zama

Zama
  • 2017
  • 1h 55min
  • Directed by: Lucrecia Martel
  • Cast: Daniel Giménez Cacho, Lola Dueñas, Matheus Nachtergaele

Don Diego de Zama (Cacho) is a Spanish magistrate in 18th century South America, awaiting transfer to a more civilised place. Martel juxtaposes the ludicrous finery of the European characters against the ragged, scorching landscapes and it’s a scathing satire of colonialism as well as a subtle portrait of a man unravelling.

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