EMA

EMA

2019 (CHILE) 107 minutes
Directed by: Pablo Larrain
Cast: Gael Garcia Bernal, Mariana Di Girolamo

Adoptive parents Ema (Variety’s 10 To Watch 2020’s Mariana Di Girolamo) and Gastón (Gael García Bernal) are artistic free spirits in an experimental reggaeton dance troupe whose lives are thrown into chaos when their adopted son Polo is involved in a shockingly violent incident. As her marriage crumbles in the wake of the couple’s decision to reverse the adoption, Ema embarks on an odyssey of liberation and self-discovery as she dances and seduces her way into a daring new life.

Spanish with English subtitles

Winner – Venice Film Festival
Winner – Miami Film Festival

Watch the trailer.