Marshland is set in 1980 Spain’s deep south, just after the end of Franco’s brutal dictatorship. In a small village frozen in time – surrounded by a labyrinth of marshlands and rice paddies – a serial killer has taken residence and caused the disappearance of several adolescents that no one seems to have missed.
When two young sisters disappear during an annual festival, their mother forces an investigation that brings two homicide detectives from Madrid to try and solve the mystery.
Directed by Alberto Rodriguez
In Spanish with English subtitles
MPAA Rating - Unrated
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"(A) murder mystery... intriguing and intricately worked"
"Marshland has superb performances and a heady atmosphere, but its greatest strength is finding resolution while letting the mystery be."
"Director Alberto Rodríguez is a disciple of David Fincher, and the film's eerie, disconcerting mood brings to mind HBO's True Detective."
"Marshland is... An extraordinary, career-defining achievement."
"This stylish thriller... Steeped in a brooding transitional world of distrust, perversion, and disillusionment... Bold, award-winning visuals... and charismatic leads."