aka Araña First screened in October 2019
Director: Andrés Wood. Cast: Mercedes Morán, Felipe Armas, Marcelo Alonso, María Valverde, Gabriel Urzúa, Pedro Fontaine, Caio Blat, María Gracia Omegna, Jaime Vadell, Mario Horton, Benjamin Westfall. Screenplay: Guillermo Calderón. Twitter Capsule:
Propelled by a strong, two-pronged historical critique which it hasn't totally figured out how to structure or dramatize.
Protests now engulfing Chile prove that these historical and ideological questions beg more attention. I just wish the film's POV were sharper.