Lemming Film

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ZAMA, an officer of the Spanish Crown born in South America, waits for a letter from the King granting him promotion. The letter never arrives, and when Zama realizes he has lost everything waiting, he decides to join a hunt on a dangerous bandit. Zama leaves to distant lands, where he is taken prisoner and is sentenced to death. Knowing his life is at risk and free from his hopes of being transferred and promoted, he finds out that his only desire is to live. - Based on the renowned 1956 Argentine novel ZAMA by Antonio di Benedetto.


director Lucrecia Martelscript Lucrecia Martelrelease 2017length 115 min Spanishproducers Rei Cine (AR), Bananeira Filmes (BR)co producers Lemming Film (NL), El Deseo (SP), MPM Film (FR), Louverture Films (USA), Patagonik Film Group (AR), O Som e a Fúria (PT), Picnic Proucciones (SP), KNM, Canana, Shortcut Films, Telecinemain cast Daniel Giménez Cacho, Lola Dueñas, Juan Minujín, Matheus Nachtergaele, Nahuel Cano, Rafael Spregelburddirector of photography Rui Poçassound Mixer – Emmanuel Crosetcasting Verónica Souto, Natalia Smirnoffproduction design Renata Pinheirocostume design Julio Suarezhair & make-up Make-up – Marisa Menta, Hairstyling – Alberto Mocciaeditor Miguel Schverdfinger, Karen Harleysound design Guido Berenblum (ASA)distributor De Filmfreak (BENELUX)worldsales The Match Factory