Juliana Rojas & Marco Dutra are bringing good manners to the Lone Star State…
Known for showcasing some of the best bizarre genre films from around the globe, Alamo Drafthouse’s Fantastic Fest has announced their final wave of programming, which includes the North American premiere of Rojas and Dutra’s Good Manners.
The Brazilian and French-film centers on a lonely nurse named Clara, who is hired as a nanny by wealthy Ana. She hardly expects anything like the friendship she finds with the lonely, pregnant woman. However, both women have dark secrets that will engulf all that they hold dear.
Also added to their programming slate are Issa Lopez’s film Tigers Are Not Afraid and Viktor Jakovleski’s documentary Brimstone & Glory.
Here’s a look at the Latin American films that form part of Fantastic Fest’s lineup:
BRIMSTONE & GLORY
Mexico, USA, 2017
Regional Premiere, 67 min
Director – Viktor Jakovleski
Tultepec is a small Mexican town that celebrates its love of fireworks with a yearly week-long festival. This festival is captured in a glorious documentary that is pure cinema.
Brazil, France, 2017
North American Premiere, 135 min
Directors – Juliana Rojas & Marco Dutra
When lonely nurse Clara is hired as a nanny by wealthy Ana, she hardly expects anything like the friendship she finds with the lonely, pregnant woman. However, both women have dark secrets which will engulf all that they hold dear.
TIGERS ARE NOT AFRAID
World Premiere, 83 min
Director – Issa López
When her mother suddenly disappears with no one to care for her, young Estrella ends up on the street and joins a gang of children, triggering a dangerous and tragic chain of events in the third feature from Mexican filmmaker Lopez.