A Monster With A Thousand Heads (Un Monstruo de Mil Cabezas) 2016

A Monster With a Thousand Heads

Critics Consensus

An unusually contemplative thriller with soberingly relevant themes, A Monster with a Thousand Heads works its way under the skin on multiple levels.

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A woman (Jana Raluy) resorts to desperate measures when an insurance company refuses to help her terminally ill husband.

Cast & Crew

Jana Raluy
Sonia Bonet
Sebastián Aguirre
Dario Castrejón Bonet
Hugo Albores
Dr. Villalba
Daniel Giménez Cacho
Nicolas Pietro
Emilio Echevarría
Enrique Sandoval Núñez
Noé Hernández
Doorman
Verónica Falcón
Lorena Morgan
Úrsula Pruneda
Monica
Rodrigo Plá
Director
Laura Santullo
Screenwriter
Rodrigo Plá
Producer
Odei Zabaleta
Cinematographer
Jacobo Lieberman
Original Music
Leonardo Heiblum
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Critic Reviews for A Monster With A Thousand Heads (Un Monstruo de Mil Cabezas)

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  • A scathing indictment of bureaucracy and corporate greed wrapped up in the guise of a frenzied thriller, "A Monster with a Thousand Heads" will be too close for comfort for some.

    July 8, 2016 | Rating: B | Full Review…
  • Quiet and contemplative instead of being noisy and all about action, A Monster With a Thousand Heads, based on a novel by Laura Santullo, slowly pulls viewers in to [Sonia's] plight.

    June 16, 2016 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • While some of the plot points in this Mexican drama strain logic, there's an undeniable emotional truth to every step the woman takes; the icy, formal cinematography assists by accentuating her helplessness against a faceless bureaucracy.

    June 9, 2016 | Full Review…
  • Pl, working from a spare yet jangly screenplay by Laura Santullo, steadily builds suspense, craftily calibrating subtle shifts in perspective that allow us to alternate, seamlessly, between impartial observers and, as it were, active participants.

    May 26, 2016 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
  • A Monster With a Thousand Heads is a political outcry masquerading as a taut, well-crafted thriller.

    May 20, 2016 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
  • A sobering, all-too-relatable indictment of the bureaucratic Hydra that is the medical insurance industry.

    May 19, 2016 | Full Review…

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