“Wild Tales” (Relatos salvajes) is a 2014 Argentine-Spanish black comedy anthology film directed by Damián Szifrón. The film consists of six standalone darkly comedic stories, each exploring themes of revenge, injustice, and human nature. The movie has a runtime of 122 minutes and is rated R. “Wild Tales” is a collection of six interconnected stories that explore the human psyche in the face of extreme situations. The film starts with a story about a group of passengers on a plane who discover that they all have a connection to the same man, and it quickly spirals into tales of road rage, wedding-day disasters, and explosive family secrets. Each story is a showcase of Szifrón's dark humor and ability to find the absurd in everyday life. As the film progresses, the audience is taken on a wild ride through the extremes of human behavior, culminating in a final story that brings all of the characters together in a shocking and satisfying way.
“Wild Tales” is a darkly comedic tour de force that will leave audiences both laughing and cringing in equal measure. Each story is expertly crafted and features strong performances from a talented ensemble cast. The film's themes of revenge, justice, and human nature are explored in a way that is both thought-provoking and entertaining. Szifrón's direction is confident and stylish, and the film's cinematography and soundtrack are equally impressive. Overall, “Wild Tales” is a must-see for fans of black comedy and anyone looking for a fresh and innovative take on the anthology film format.
“Wild Tales” was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival and won the Best Ibero-American Film at the 29th Goya Awards. The film was also nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards. Additionally, it won a number of awards at various film festivals, including the People's Choice Award at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival and the Best Screenplay award at the 2015 BAFTA Awards.
|Directed by||damián szifron|
|Produced by||Agustín Almodóvar pedro almodóvar Esther García Matías Mosteirín Felipe Photiades Gerardo Rozín Hugo Sigman|
|Written by||damián szifron|
|Starring||ricardo darín, oscar martínez, leonardo sbaraglia, Érica rivas, rita cortese, julieta zylberberg, darío grandinetti,|
|Music by||Gustavo Santaolalla|
|Edited by||Pablo Barbieri Carrera damián szifron|
|Kramer & Sigman Films El Deseo Telefe Productions Corner Contenidos|
|Distributed by||Warner Sogefilms|
|Release date||17 May 2014 (Cannes) 21 August 2014 (Argentina) 17 October 2014 (Spain)|
|Running time||122 minutes|
|Box office||$30.6–44.1 million|