Alejandra is a young mother who works in a confectionery factory and raises two children with her husband Angel in a small town in Mexico. She has an unhappy marriage. Her brother Fabián is a nurse in the local hospital and her husband's lover. Her life in the province changes with the arrival of Veronica, who becomes Fabian's girlfriend. Sex and love are fragile in some regions where family values exist and where hypocrisy, homophobia and machism are strong. Veronica convinces her that there is... Show more
One of the best movies directed by Amat Escalante is The Untamed. The cast is also extremely convincing in their roles. I can recommend the film with a clear conscience to anyone who appreciates deep and thought-provoking cinema. The Untamed without doubt has excellent dialogoues. It's taken me multiple rewatches and a lot of hours spent on the wiki to understand everything. Amat Escalante proved that the whole film can hold the viewer's attention. A perfect example of a real, Drama cinema.
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