• Monos
  • Monos
  • Monos
by Alejandro Landes New World View: Colombia

They form a troop that is as wild as it is bizarre. Their names are Patagrande, Rambo, Leidi, Sueca, Pitufo, Lobo, Perro and Bum Bum. As young members of a paramilitary organisation, they are tasked with guarding the dairy cow Shakira, and more importantly, the American hostage “Doctora”. Things soon get out of hand and the youngsters are forced to move ever-deeper into the jungle; a nerve-racking odyssey begins. With its spectacular imagery and the haunting synth sound of Mica Levi, Alejandro Landes’ captivating feature film MONOS catapults us into an almost surreal place, where emotions and instincts prevail over the mind. A breathless, extraordinary cinematic event that has impressed at Sundance as well as Berlin this year.


  • Genre: Thriller
  • Country, Year: Colombia, Uruguay, Argentina, Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, Germany, USA, 2019
  • Runtime: 102 Min
  • Languages: Spanish, English
  • Subtitles: German, French
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  • Director: Alejandro Landes
  • Cast: Sofía Buenaventura, Julianne Nicholson, Karen Quintero, Laura Castrillón, Deiby Rueda, Julián Giraldo, Paul Cubides
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  • Screenplay: Alejandro Landes, Alexis Dos Santos
  • Cinematography: Jasper Wolf
  • Editors: Yorgos Mavropsaridis, Ted Guard, Santiago Otheguy
  • Sound: Javier Farina, Lena Esquenazi
  • Music: Mica Levi,
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  • Producers: Alejandro Landes, Fernando Epstein, Santiago Zapata, Cristina Landes
  • Co-Producers: Leontine Petit, Derk-Jan Warrink, Nicolás Avruj, Diego Lerman, Katrin Pors, Anthony Muir, Agustina Chiarino, Christoph Friedel, Claudia Steffen
  • Executive Producers: Jorge Iragorri, Andrés Calderón, Gloria María Restrepo, Gustavo Pazmín Perea, Josef Rebalski, Charles De Viel Castel, Duke Merriman, J. C. Chandor
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  • Production Companies: Stela Cine, Mutante Cine, Campo Cine, Lemming Film, Snowglobe Film, Film i Väst AB, Pandora Film Produktion, CounterNarrative Films
  • World Sales: Le Pacte
  • Swiss Distribution: trigon-film
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