Genre: Drama, Music, Romance. Dir: Pablo Larraín. Country: Chile. English subtitles.
Contemporary choreographer Gastón (Gael García Bernal) is the picture of composed. With her peroxide hair and abrasive manner, Ema (Mariana Di Girolamo) is his antithesis – a firecracker who channels passion into her reggaeton street group and bouts of pyromania. After a series of incidents forces them to send their adopted son back to the orphanage, Ema hatches a scheme to get him back, in turn fomenting all manner of emotional devastation between husband and wife. An intoxicating drama set in the vibrant dance world of the port city of Valparaíso, Chile.