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This mufti-award winning gem, whose prizes includes the FIPRESCI award at the Venice Film Festival and the Silver Leopard at Locarno, is outrageous, funny and utterly unpredictable.

Marcia, overweight and unloved, arrives from the countryside to the bustling streets of Buenos Aires intent on making something of herself. However things don't go too well, as all she manages to find is a tedious job selling underwear. One day she is ambushed on the streets by two lesbian 'punks', Lenin and Mao, who bluntly ask her, 'Want to f**k?'. Stunned by the proposition, Marcia refuses, but is kidnapped at knife-point and thrown into a stolen taxi with the two renegades. From this unexpected opening, Suddenly shifts gears a number of times that enables the characters to reveal themselves in new and deeper lights. Stunningly photographed in black and white, and blessed with three exceptional performances.