77th Venice International Film Festival Award Winner
Netflix Release Date: June 9, 2021
Directed by: Yulene Olaizola
Written by: Yulene Olaizola, Rubén Imaz
Produced by: Pablo Zimbrón Alva, Rubén Imaz, Yulene Olaizola
Cast: Indira Andrewin, Gilberto Barraraza, Mariano Tun Xool, Lázaro Gabino Rodríguez, Eligio Meléndez
Synopsis:1920, on the border between Mexico and Belize. Deep in the Mayan jungle, a lawless territory where myths abound, a group of Mexican gum workers cross paths with Agnes, a mysterious young Belizean woman. Her presence incites tension among the men, arousing their fantasies and desires. Filled with new vigor, they face their destiny, without knowing that they have woken up Xtabay, a legendary being that lurks in the heart of the jungle.
Mexico | English, Creole, Mayan and Spanish with English subtitles | 96 minutes