Road-rage drivers, loan sharks, shady lawyers, critics, corrupt politicians, cheating husbands, traffic wardens – the pressure points of 21st-century life get a roasting in this delirious black comedy from Argentina.
Bringing together six unrelated stories in a gloriously retro-styled portmanteau package, Damián Szifron’s film (produced by Pedro Almodóvar) has won widespread acclaim and received an Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Language Film.
Arlington Film Group top pick for our 2023-4 season. Deliciously excrutiating.
Running time: 120 minutes