It’s Christmas Eve, 1986, and Borja (Cristóbal Rodriguez-Costabal) is a precocious teenager with a passion for film. As his extended family comes together to celebrate the holiday, the combined forces of the suffocating Chilean heat, free-flowing drinks, and repressed desire contribute to the eruption of long-held secrets.
This hypnotic story from Chilean writer-director Alberto Fuguet is both an enticing family melodrama and an explicit erotic thriller about the ways in which passion and desire can discreetly control our lives – from our pop-culture tastes to our sexual fantasies.
Cola De Mono is available now on Dekkoo. Check out the trailer below.