9th edition: 21 April – 26 April 2020

Relatos salvajes (2015 Feature Film)

Damián Szifrón | Argentina, Spain | 2014 | 122 min | Spanish

What happens when people end up in situations that quickly make them blow their top? In this collection of deeply cynical, comedic tales, thoroughly frustrated people varying from annoyed road users and ignored citizens to betrayed spouses go to extremes to get revenge.

At her lavish wedding a bride discovers her new husband has a mistress. How do you respond to such a painful fact? A short-tempered bomb disposal expert feels exceptionally let down by the authorities that keep towing away his car. He arrives at an explosive conclusion. Two worked-up drivers attack each other after a minor traffic annoyance.

These are the equally funny and barbaric experiences of seemingly normal characters in this deeply cynical comedy, who are driven to extremes by corruption, social inequality, betrayal and injustice. Damián Szifrón wrote and filmed these six, separate, absurd, comical revenge fantasies of people who rapidly lose their reason and control of the situation. After its world premiere in the Golden Palm competition program at Cannes in 2014, Wild Tales (2014) was nominated for an Oscar for the best foreign language film of 2015.

Place: The Cinemas 5

Date: 25 March 2015

Time: 20:30

Duration: 2:15

Place: The Cinemas 6

Date: 27 March 2015

Time: 19:15

Duration: 2:15

Year in
Festival

2015

Director

Damián Szifrón

Camera

Javier Juliá

Cast

Ricardo Darín
Julieta Zyberberg
Leonardo Sbaraglia
Darío Grandinetti
Érica Rivas
Óscar Martínez

Country

Argentina
Spain

Editor

Pablo Barbieri Carrera
Damián Szifrón

Language

Spanish

Length

122 min

Music

Gustavo Santaolalla

Production Company

El Deseo SA
Kramer & Sigman Films

Production Design

María Clara Notari

Sales

Cinéart Netherlands

Scenario

Damián Szifrón

Sound Design

José Luis Díaz

Year of Production

2014

Website

Damián SZIFRÓN (1975, Argentinië) is scenarist en regisseur van korte films, televisieseries en speelfilms. Zijn zwarte komedie Relatos salvajes (2014) werd in 2015 genomineerd voor een Oscar voor beste niet-Engelstalige film.

 

Filmography

Kan, el trueno (1997, short), Punto muerto (1998, short), Los últimos días (1999, short), Los simuladores (2002, TV series), El fondo del mar (2003), Tiempo de valientes (2005), Hermanos y detectives (2006, TV series), Wild Tales/ Relatos salvajes (2014)