When the insurance company refuses to provide care for Sonia’s terminally-ill husband, an increasingly violent series of events unravel as she fights the system in this engrossing thriller. Spanish with English subtitles.

Monster With A Thousand Heads, A

Foreign | Thriller | 2016

Cast

Jana Raluy, Sebastian Aguirre Boeda

Synopsis

When Sonia receives the news that her husband’s cancer has become terminal, she races to secure the insurance company approval for the care that can help him. Met with indifference and negligence at every turn, Sonia’s desperation triggers a primal survival instinct as a series of increasingly violent confrontations unfold. A sharp, urgent tale of a distraught woman intent on protecting her family at all costs, Rodrigo Plá’s latest film is an engrossing combination of thriller, drama and timely socio-political commentary.

Producers

Sandino Saravia Vinay, Rodrigo Plá

Director

Rodrigo Plá

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Official Selection, Zurich Film Festival 2016
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