WHO’S IN IT?

Naian Gonzalez Norvind (Leona), Diego Boneta (Terminator: Dark Fate), Mónica Del Carmen (Babel), Fernando Cuautle (Nebaj), Darío Yazbek Bernal (Daniel & Ana), Eligio Meléndez (Curandero), Roberto Medina (21 Grams), Patricia Bernal (Everybody Loves Somebody), Lisa Owen (Pilgrim), Enrique Singer (Lucía, Lucía), Gustavo Sánchez Parra (Amores Perros)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Michel Franco (Chronic), director, writer, producer, editor; Eréndira Núñez Larios (Workforce) and Cristina Velasco (Eisenstein in Guanajuato), producers; Yves Cape (Holy Motors), cinematographer; Óscar Figueroa (The Crime of Padre Amaro), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In Mexico, a lavish high-society wedding is brutally interrupted by a working-class uprising, which in turn forces a military takeover of the country that spells trouble for everyone…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Michel Franco’s brutish dystopian thriller sets up class warfare that goes beyond the mere protest, in a film that has generated some controversy in its native Mexico for its potentially harmful depictions of different classes, but delivers such a heavy gut-punch that any misconceptions going in will instantly melt away.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 13TH AUGUST 2021

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE

 

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