Crime and Punishment
Director: Damián Szifrón
Cast: Ricardo Darín, Oscar Martínez, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Érica Rivas, Rita Cortese, Julieta Zylberberg, Darío Grandinetti
Argentina, Spain, 2014, 122’, color
Spanish with Turkish subtitles
Wild Tales is an anthology film consisting of six astonishing short stories that all depict the anger and violence of human nature. A bunch of passengers discovering ridiculous coincidences on a plane, a loan shark stopping by a small restaurant, two drivers testing each other’s limits, a demolition expert trying to get to his daughter’s birthday on time, an adolescent who hits-and-runs with his rich father’s car and a couple on their wedding day… All of their lives change with a spark of anger, all of their stories evolve into violence in unbelievable ways. Damien Szifron’s ingenious film, has brought Argentina another Oscar nomination in Best Foreign Language Film category.