A film by Fernando León de Aranoa
Academy Award winners Benicio Del Toro (Sicario) and Tim Robbins (The Shawshank Redemption) star in this darkly humorous comedy that exposes the absurdity of war.
In an armed conflict zone a body has been thrown into a well to contaminate and cut off the water supply to the local population, and circumstances soon turn the simple task of retrieving the body into an impossible mission.
A group of aid workers cross the frenzied landscape like guinea pigs in a maze, and there might be no way out. A war inside another war, in which the only enemy is irrationality. The group must outsmart UN bureaucrats, the military, a particularly angry dog and local criminals to solve this humanitarian crisis, but they’re only human. Humour, drama, tenderness, routine, danger, hope: it all fits into a perfect day.
Mature themes and coarse language | Runtime: 106mins
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