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Don Diego de Zama (Daniel Giménez Cacho) is a minor functionary in a remote Spanish colony on the coast of South America, who dreams of a more glamorous posting in Buenos Aires. But his requests for a transfer get him nowhere amid the stultifying colonial bureaucracy. Languishing in the tropical heat, he treats his inferiors with callousness as the edges of reality begin to blur. Adapted by Lucrecia Martel from fellow Argentinian Antonio Di Benedetto’s 1956 novel, ‘Zama may just be her left-field masterpiece; a picture that’s antic, sensual and strange, with a top-note of menace and a malarial air’ – The Guardian.