New movie A Mother’s Embrace is forthcoming from filmmaker Cristian Ponce, the director of History of the Occult, currently available on Screambox.
This year the film will be presented at Cannes by Brazil’s Lupa Filmes, who provided Variety with a few exclusive preview images.
A Mother’s Embrace is set in Rio de Janeiro during a massive storm in 1996, where firefighters attempt to rescue seniors from a nursing home that is in danger of collapsing.
The movie A Mother’s Embrace stars Marjorie Estiano, Chandelly Braz, Javier Drolas, Maria Volpe, Mel Nunes and Reynaldo Machado.
“One of our biggest influences is John Carpenter,” said Ponce in a statement, “who always tells stories about people stuck in some places they cannot escape.”
He added: “We try to create our own mythology here. You could say that these people, who form a cult, are trying to live a ‘better’ life. But what it means can be very subjective.”
Last Updated on May 11, 2023.