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“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.

Spanish Relatos salvajes
Directed by
Produced by Agustín Almodóvar Pedro Almodóvar Esther García Matías Mosteirín Felipe Photiades Gerardo Rozín Hugo Sigman
Written by
Starring , , , , , , ,
Music by Gustavo Santaolalla
Cinematography Javier Juliá
Edited by Pablo Barbieri Carrera
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
Country Argentina Spain
Language Spanish
Budget $3.3–4 million
Box office $30.6–44.1 million

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