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Zama (2017)

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Based on the novel by Antonio Di Benedetto written in 1956, on Don Diego de Zama, a Spanish officer of the seventeenth century settled in Asunción, who awaits his transfer to Buenos Aires.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Zama
... Luciana
Matheus Nachtergaele ... Vicuña Porto / Soldado Gaspar Toledo
... Ventura Prieto
Nahuel Cano ... Fernández
... Malemba
Carlos Defeo ... El Oriental
... Capitán Parrilla
Carlos Cano ... Guardia
Jorge Román ... Reo
Gustavo Böhm ... Gobernador I
Massamba Seye ... Mensajero I
... Indalecio
Vicenzo Navarro Rindel ... Hijo Oriental
Dolores Ocampo ... Amanda
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Based on the novel by Antonio Di Benedetto written in 1956, on Don Diego de Zama, a Spanish officer of the seventeenth century settled in Asunción, who awaits his transfer to Buenos Aires.

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12 July 2018 (Germany)  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$26,123, 15 April 2018, Limited Release

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$200,600, 19 July 2018
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Official submission of Argentina for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category of the 90th Academy Awards in 2018. See more »

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Repugnant Film
11 May 2018 | by See all my reviews

Zama gives new meaning to "A film that only a critic could like." I found it visually ugly and story-wise incomprehensible. True -- I am not versed in conquistador history and I remain so after sitting through the excruciating Zama. A. Held


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