Marshland at Real Art Ways

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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
105 Minutes
In Spanish with English subtitles
MPAA Rating - Unrated

Cinema Admission:
Real Art Ways Members: $5 | Senior & Student Members: $4.50
Regular Admission: $11 | Seniors (65+): $7 | Full-Time Students (With ID): $7

Real Art Ways's facilities are wheelchair accessible. Assisted listening devices are available at the café.

"(A) murder mystery... intriguing and intricately worked"

Eye for Film

"Marshland has superb performances and a heady atmosphere, but its greatest strength is finding resolution while letting the mystery be."

Village Voice

"Director Alberto Rodríguez is a disciple of David Fincher, and the film's eerie, disconcerting mood brings to mind HBO's True Detective."

Miami Herald

"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."