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film - 2017

zama

ZAMA, an officer of the Spanish Crown born in South America, waits for a letter from the King granting him promotion. The letter never arrives, and when Zama realizes he has lost everything waiting, he decides to join a hunt on a dangerous bandit. Zama leaves to distant lands, where he is taken prisoner and is sentenced to death. Knowing his life is at risk and free from his hopes of being transferred and promoted, he finds out that his only desire is to live. - Based on the renowned 1956 Argentine novel ZAMA by Antonio di Benedetto.

director
Lucrecia Martel
script
Lucrecia Martel
length
115 min
language
Spanish
producers
Rei Cine (AR), Bananeira Filmes (BR)
co producers
Lemming Film (NL), El Deseo (SP), MPM Film (FR), Louverture Films (USA), Patagonik Film Group (AR), O Som e a Fúria (PT), Picnic Proucciones (SP), KNM, Canana, Shortcut Films, Telecine
main cast
Daniel Giménez Cacho, Lola Dueñas, Juan Minujín, Matheus Nachtergaele, Nahuel Cano, Rafael Spregelburd
director of photography
Rui Poças
sound Mixer
Emmanuel Croset
casting
Verónica Souto, Natalia Smirnoff
production design
Renata Pinheiro
costume design
Julio Suarez
make-up
Marisa Menta
hairstyling
Alberto Moccia
editor
Miguel Schverdfinger, Karen Harley
sound design
Guido Berenblum (ASA)
distributor
De Filmfreak (BENELUX)
worldsales
The Match Factory