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The Headless Woman
The Headless Woman
1,698 Ratings


Veronica is driving in northwestern Argentina when her mobile phone distracts her and she runs over something—but drives on. The police confirm that there was no accident, but Veronica begins to have a meltdown, thinking she may have killed someone. Was it an animal? A child? Or nothing at all?

Our take

One of cinema’s most talented filmmakers, Lucrecia Martel, brings all her powers of sensual, evocative visuals to this dream-like mystery, which plunges fearlessly into the mindstate of a woman—an incredible María Onetto—on the verge of a nervous breakdown. Nominated for the Palme d’Or.