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1,149 Ratings

The Headless Woman

La mujer sin cabeza

Directed by Lucrecia Martel
Argentina, 2008
Drama, Mystery


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?

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The Headless Woman
Directed by Lucrecia Martel

Awards & Festivals

Festival de Cannes

2008 | Competition

Locarno International Film Festival

2008 | I film delle giurie

International Film Festival Rotterdam

2009 | Spectrum

Village Voice Film Poll

2008 | Winner: Best Undistributed Film

2009 | 2 nominations including: Best Film

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