The Headless Woman (La mujer sin cabeza)

Miami Beach Cinematheque. Jan 16th and 17th, 2010. 9:00 p.m.

As part of the series Argentina’s Auteur: Lucrecia Martel, the Miami Beach Cinematheque presents the screening of the film The Headless Woman (La mujer sin cabeza), directed by Lucrecia Martel in 2008 and starring María Onetto, Claudia Cantero, César Borden and Daniel Genoud

In one of the hidden auteur gems of the decade, with ahead of it’s time aesthetic mood setting, The Headless Woman is a mysterious and intriguing tale of a woman who may have killed someone or something while driving on a dirt road. Dazed and confused, she tries to piece together what happened, while her husband systematically tries to erase her tracks. From the acclaimed director of The Holy Girl, Lucrecia Martel’s third feature explores the intricacies of class in a male dominated society.

The film entered the official selection of the Cannes and New York Film Festival and won the Fipresci Prize Rio de Janeiro Film Festival, Critics Award Lima International Film Festival. It was also nominated for the Golden Palm at the Cannes Film Festival.

Miami Beach Cinematheque
512 Española Way
Miami Beach, FL 33139
305.673.4567
www.mbcinema.com

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