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ARGENTINA , Germany , Dominican Republic | 106 minutes | 2017

Deadly vengeance and voodoo are on the menu of this feature about one family’s outrage when their debt-ridden patriarch is assassinated by a local bigwig. Deliberately anarchic in its approach, this singular entry (a winner at Locarno 2017) from an up-and-coming Dominican filmmaker follows a gardener employed at a wealthy Santo Domingo villa as he returns home to his remote village to mourn his father. Cocote’s power undeniably lies in its rendition of the explosive energy of the nine-day burial ritual. Exhausting but breathtaking.

IN COMPETITON

Meilleur film (prix Signs of life) - Locarno 2017

Programs

Sunday October 8, 2017

Program #121
17:00
Cineplex Odeon Quartier SALLE 17

Wednesday October 11, 2017

Program #203
16:50
Cineplex Odeon Quartier SALLE 10

Nelson Carlo De Los Santos Arias

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distribution and credits

  • Screenplay Nelson Carlo De Los Santos Arias
  • Interpreter Vicente Santos, Yuberbi De La Rosa, Enerolisa Núñez

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  • Luxbox

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