Lost in the Night

Mysterious thriller by Amat Escalante (Heli) about a series of disappearances in a small Mexican community that is the backdrop of protests against the international mining industry.

Please note that this film is in Spanish, with Dutch subtitles.
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Emiliano lives in a small mining town in Mexico. Motivated by a deep sense of justice, he searches for those responsible for the disappearance of his activist mother who was standing up for local jobs against an international mining company. Receiving no help from the police or judicial system, he finds a clue that leads him to the wealthy Aldama Family, where he meets a famous artist, his celebrity wife and her beautiful daughter. It’s not long before he has a job at their home and becomes determined to uncover the secrets beneath the surface.

Apart from being a murder mystery, LOST IN THE NIGHT is also a psychosocial drama about class differences, rural exploitation and rotten Mexico. The Guardian described the film as a ‘Lynchian melodrama about Mexico’s corruption, cynicism and indifference’.

Amat Escalante, Mexico, Germany, Netherlands, 2022, 140 min. Spanish spoken, Dutch subtitles. With Juan Daniel GarcÍa Treviño, Bárbara Mori, Ester Expósito, Fernando Bonilla, Mafer Osio.