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A Monster with a Thousand Heads

A Monster with a Thousand Heads

When Sonia receives the news that her husband’s cancer has progressed to a terminal stage, she races to secure the insurance company approval for the care that can help him. Met with indifference and negligence at every turn, Sonia’s desperation triggers a primal survival instinct as a series of increasingly violent confrontations unfold.



A Monster with a Thousand Heads


Rodrigo Plá

Year of Release:





Spanish with English subtitles

Type / Genre:

Narrative Feature


75 minutes




Fri 23 Sept, 8.00pm, MovieTowne Tobago
Sat 24 Sept, 9.00pm, MovieTowne POS Screen 7 Q+A
Tue 27 Sept, 8.30pm, MovieTowne POS Screen 8 Q+A

Caribbean Premiere

About the Director(s):

Rodrigo Plá

Rodrigo Plá

Rodrigo Plá was born in 1968 born in Uruguay and was raised in Mexico. He studied film at the Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica (CCC) in Mexico City. He is the director, producer and screenwriter of several films. Some of his most prominent short films are Novia Mía (1995), El Ojo En La Nuca (2000) for which he received the Student Academy Award for Best Foreign Short Film (USA, 2001), and 30-30 (2010), a segment of the feature-length omnibus Revolución. His first feature-length film was La Zona (The Zone, 2007) which received a number of awards around the world, including the Leone del Futuro – Premio Venezia Award Opera Prima ‘Luigi De Laurentiis’ at the 64 Mostra Internazionale D ́Arte Cinematografica di Venezia (Italy, 2007) and the FIPRESCI prize at the Toronto International Film Festival (Canada, 2007).

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