The party’s over for a group of wildly dysfunctional young guerrillas. In many ways reminiscent of Apocalypse Now, this chaotic immersion in the Colombian jungle is a work of breathtaking ingenuity and overpowering intensity. Deeply mad.
A group of inexperienced guerrillas train hard as part of an obscure paramilitary organization with an American hostage. When the commander leaves the camp, the situation degenerates alarmingly. Between power games and acts of rebellion, this hyper-sensory, carnal, violent and untamed adventure is a head-spinning immersion in an alternate universe: that of a dysfunctional band of young soldiers engaged in baffling rituals. Like an Apocalypse Now in the Colombian jungle, Monos keeps...
ARGENTINA, Colombia, Germany, Netherlands
| 105 minutes | 2019
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