A film by Juan Sebastian Torales.


A film by Juan Sebastian Torales

Fleeing homophobic attacks, Nino moves to a rural house amidst a forest haunted by Almamula, a monster that takes those who commit carnal sins. In a world of whispers, unspoken desires, and prayers, Nino’s curiosity and impulses rise to the surface.

Status: Completed
Year: 2023
Genre: Fantasy Drama
Country: France, Argentina, Italy

Language: Spanish
Available subtitles: English
Runtime: 95 minutes
Original title: Almamula



Juan Sebastian Torales is an Argentinian film director. In 2006 he wrote, produced, and directed his first short documentary, “La Croix”, selected for the Mar del Plata Film Festival, in which the artist Luizo Vega crucifies himself in real-time.

In 2007, he moved to Paris, He directed and wrote the short films “Los arboles” (2011) and “Le Warrior” (2018) among other independent productions. Since he moved to France he has been also a recognized editor of French television with more than 30 documentaries to his credit. “Almamula” is his first fiction film (Eurimages Development Prize in San Sebastian FF 2019). As a preamble to the story of his first feature, he directed and produced his short films “Sacha” (2019) and “Maco” (2020), both shot in Santiago del Estero, his hometown.


2023 Almamula
2020 Maco (short film)
2019 Sacha (short film)
2018 Le Warrior (short film)
2011 Los árboles (short film)
2008 La Croix (short film)

Nicolás Díaz
María Soldi
Cali Coronel
Martina Grimaldi
Luisa Lucía Paz
Beto Frágola
Tania Darchuk
Adrián Ramallo

Director: Juan Sebastian Torales
Screenplay: Juan Sebastian Torales
Cinematography: Ezequiel Salinas
Editing: Juan Sebastian Torales
Sound: Federico Forleo
Music: Matteo Locasciulli
Executive producers: Pilar Peredo, Edgard Tenembaum, Lorena Quevedo, Augusto Pelliccia
Production Company: Tu Vas Voir, Twins Latin Films, Augustus Color


Berlinale Generation 14plus | Berlin International Film Festival
Cine Latino Bergen


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