Sunday 3rd March 11:15 AM


Mexico's entry for the 2024 Oscars

Director Lila Avilés' (The Chambermaid) latest film is set in a large house where, over a long day, family and friends meet for the birthday of 7 year old Sol's father, but as it will likely be his last, it is also a farewell ceremony.

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“Subtle but thoughtful family drama in which acclaimed director Lila Áviles accurately reflects the different nuances of each character and shows the different ways in which each of them faces an imminent tragedy within the family nucleus. ”


“Tótem is a compassionate little wonder of a film. ”

Amanda Heller-Nicholas

“Tótem cements Avilés as a new pioneer for Mexican cinema whose potential could one day rival or even surpass the Cuarón’s and Del Toro’s of this world.”

David Opie, indieWire



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