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Ema

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Overview

After a shocking incident upends her family life and marriage to a tempestuous choreographer, Ema, a reggaeton dancer, sets out on an odyssey of personal liberation, in this incendiary drama about art, desire, and the modern family from director Pablo Larraín.

Reactions, Awards & Festivals

Spotlight Section - 2020 Sundance Film Festival

Official Selection - 2019 Toronto International Film Festival

Official Selection - 2019 Venice International Film Festival

Critic's Pick “One of the year’s most dynamic and electrifying films.”

David Ehrlich

IndieWire

Cast & Crew
  • Ema : Mariana Di Girolamo
  • Gastón : Gael García Bernal
  • Raquel : Paola Giannini
  • Aníbal : Santiago Cabrera
  • Polo : Cristián Suárez
  • Director : Pablo Larraín
  • Scriptwriters : Guillermo Calderón, Pablo Larraín, Alejandro Moreno
  • Director of Photography : Sergio Armstrong (ADFCH)
  • Editor : Sebastián Sepúlveda
  • Music Composition : Nicolas Jaar
  • Production Designer : Estefanía Larraín
  • Choreographer : José Vidal
  • Costume Designers : Muriel Parra, Felipe Criado
  • Makeup and Hair Artist : Margarita Marchi
  • Sound Designer : Roberto Espinoza
  • Executive Producers : Rocío Jadue, Mariane Hartard
  • Associate Producers : Paula Kraushaar, Catalina Adoni, Alfredo Adoni
  • Producer : Juan De Dios Larraín
  • Production Company : Fabula
Technical Info
  • Production Year : 2019
  • Release Date : 8/13/2021
  • Countries of Production : Chile
  • Languages : Spanish with English subtitles
  • Running Time : 107 minutes
  • Screen Ratio : 2.39:1
  • Sound : Dolby Atmos
  • Color : Color
  • Rating : R
Theatrical Engagements
Theater Name
City
State
Date
Baltimore
Maryland
08/13/2021
Chicago
Illinois
08/13/2021
Chicago
Illinois
08/13/2021
Los Angeles
California
08/13/2021
Miami
Florida
08/13/2021
San Francisco
California
08/13/2021
New York
New York
08/13/2021
Pleasantville
New York
08/13/2021
Portland
Oregon
08/13/2021
Westhampton Beach
New York
08/17/2021
Eugene
Oregon
08/20/2021
Winston-Salem
North Carolina
08/20/2021
Pasadena
California
08/20/2021
Glendale
California
08/20/2021
North Hollywood
California
08/20/2021
Newhall
California
08/20/2021
Springfield
Missouri
08/20/2021
Ithaca
New York
08/20/2021