The film’s visual richness and heavy atmosphere, along with its understated commentary on bourgeois lifestyle and race relations in Argentina, grant Martel a well-deserved position as one of the foremost filmmakers in South America—and the rest of the world.
Author Sonia Lupher
Sonia Lupher is a PhD candidate in Film and Media Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, where she is writing a dissertation on the ties between women’s horror filmmaking, women’s genres, and women’s cinema. She is the founder and project manager of Cut-Throat Women: A Database of Women Who Make Horror. You can follow her on Twitter at @SoniaLupher.