The first film in nine years from Argentinian auteur Lucrecia Martel is an elliptical, dreamlike and often darkly hilarious historical drama, based on a novel by Antonio Di Benedetto.

In the twilight of the 17th century, magistrate Don Diego de Zama is stuck in a crumbling Spanish colony in South America, waiting for a transfer order that never arrives and gradually succumbing to lust and paranoia.

In Spanish with English subtitles.

Running time: 2h15, including ads and trailers.

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