About

In a remote South American colony in the late 18th century, officer Zama of the Spanish crown waits in vain for a transfer to a more prestigious location. He suffers small humiliations and petty politicking as he increasingly succumbs to lust and paranoia.

6.7
17
Directed by

Lucrecia Martel

Written by

Lucrecia Martel (Writer)
Antonio Di Benedetto (Novel)

Runtime

115 minutes

Country

United States of America, Spain, Brazil, France, Mexico, Argentina, Switzerland, Lebanon, Portugal, Netherlands, Dominican Republic

Language

Spanish

Cast

Keywords

woman director

Photos

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