USA Premiere

Following the film, AFI FEST Senior Programmer Claudia Puig leads a conversation between filmmaker Natalia Meta and actor Érica Rivas.

A would-be relaxing holiday for overworked voice actor Inés is cut short by an unexpected horror. As she attempts to readjust to her former routine, her sense of reality becomes increasingly precarious. Unceasing nightmares are impossible to shake, bleeding into the daylight. At work, her recording sessions are invaded by strange sounds, unlocatable and possibly emanating from deep within her body, as if a manifestation of her inner demons. Anchored by an unforgettable central performance from Érica Rivas (THE SLEEPWALKERS, WILD TALES) who, with Inés, has created yet another complex and layered character amid unearthly chaos, this impressive sophomore feature from Argentinian director Natalia Meta is an excitingly original entry into the psychosexual thriller canon.
–Malin Kan

Natalia Meta has a degree in philosophy from Universidad de Buenos Aires. Her first film, DEATH IN BUENOS AIRES (2014), was a national box office success with over 500,000 admissions. THE INTRUDER (2020), her second film, had its premiere in the Official Competition of the 2020 Berlinale.

Alexandra Cavaglià
The Film Factory


Country: Argentina, Mexico

Year: 2020

Director: Natalia Meta

Screenwriter: Natalia Meta

Executive Producers: Benjamín Domenech, Santiago Gallelli, Matías Roveda, Natalia Meta, Fabiana Tiscornia

Director of Photography: Bárbara Álvarez

Editor: Eliane Katz

Production Designer: Ailí Chen

Music: Luciano Azzigotti

Cast/Featuring: Érica Rivas, Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Cecilia Roth, Daniel Hendler

Running Time (minutes): 95

Language: Spanish