Zama (2017)

Zama, an officer of the Spanish Crown born in South America, waits for a letter from the King granting him a transfer from the town in which he is stagnating, to a better place. His situation is delicate. He must ensure that nothing overshadows his transfer. He is forced to accept submissively every task entrusted to him by successive Governors who come and go as he stays behind. The years go by and the letter from the King never arrives. When Zama notices everything is lost, he joins a party of soldiers that go after a dangerous bandit.

Genres: Drama

Country: Argentina | Brazil | Spain | Dominican Republic | France | Netherlands | Mexico |Switzerland | USA | Portugal | Lebanon

Language: Spanish

Release Date: 28 September 2017 (Argentina)

Filming Locations: Formosa, Argentina

Director: Lucrecia Martel

Writers: Antonio Di Benedetto (based on the novel by),  Lucrecia Martel

Stars: Daniel Giménez Cacho,  Lola Dueñas,  Matheus Nachtergaele

Review Scores

  • IMDb Rating - 7
  • Metacritics - 9
  • Rotten Tomatoes - 9
  • Wants to see - 10