2018 Oscar® Selection, Argentina
DIR Luis Ortega | Argentina/Spain | 2018 | 126 min
Produced by Pedro Almodóvar, Luis Ortega's stylish, pop-infused, true-crime thriller traces the rise of one of Argentina's most notorious serial killers — Carlos Robledo Puch, the longest-serving prisoner in Argentine history. It's 1971 and Carlitos (Lorenzo Ferro) is an angel-faced Buenos Aires teen — and a successful small-time thief. When he meets the handsome and hard-as-nails Ramón (Chino Darín) at his new school, the pair are instantly drawn to one another and soon embark on an escalating journey of violent criminality. Official Selection, 2018 Cannes and Toronto film festivals.