Manny Films

Tragic Jungle

A Mayan Legend About a Man-Eating Demon Is Recast by the Female Gaze.

Venice: Yulene Olaizola's feverish new feature bakes the delirium of “Aguirre" into the animalistic eros of “Tropical Malady."

To escape an arranged marriage, a woman flees into the depths of the Mayan jungle, where untamed nature merges the human and the supernatural.