To Kill the Beast


Agustina San Martín

With: Tamara Rocca, Ana Brun, João Miguel, Julieth Micolta, Sabrina Grinschpun, Kaique Jesus

Emilia, 17, arrives at her Aunt Ines’ hostel at the border between Argentina and Brazil, looking for her long lost brother. In this luxuriant jungle, where local myths and legends abound, a dangerous beast believed to be the spirit of an evil man taking the form of different animals seems to be roaming around. On a journey to sexual awakening, Emilia will have to confront her past in order to kill the beast.

Festivals & Awards

TIFF 2021

Guadalajara IFF 2021

Göteborg Film Festival 2022



Emma Griffiths

An emotional, erotic journey of self-discovery and plays out like a boat upon a dream


Gorgeously photographed, this experimental narrative defies expectations of plot and resolution.

Hammer to Nail

Production: Caudillo Cine - Estúdio Giz - Oro Films

Nationality: Argentina - Brazil - Chile

Year of production: 2021

Running time: 80'

Language: Spanish, Portuguese and Portuñol

Ratio: 1.78


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To Kill The Beast

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