Directed by Daniel Rodríguez Risco Peru, 2014, 83 mins, DCP

We are proud to present in partnership with the 33th Vancouver International Film Festival the film The Womb (El Vientre). Peruvian film breaking local box office records. Sep 29 15:30 pm International Village #9, Oct 01 05:45 pm International Village #9, Oct 03 03:00 pm The Cinematheque.


A monstrous case of manipulation lies at the heart of Daniel Rodríguez Risco’s stylish psychothriller. Obsessed with having a child, 45-year-old widow Silvia (Vanessa Saba) tricks the naïve Mercedes (Mayella Lloclla) into accepting a room in her home and arranges a meeting with young handyman Jaime (Manuel Gold). When Mercedes gets pregnant, Silvia will stop at nothing to claim the baby…