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Scherzo Diabolico


World Premiere

USA, Mexico | 91 MINUTES | Spanish | English subtitles


Horror, Thriller, Latino Director(s)
Aram is a wearied accountant with an unbearably dull existence. With a nagging wife who berates him for not being assertive enough, and a measly paycheck, he quietly suffers while awaiting a long-deserved promotion. But there's more to Aram than his mild-mannered demeanor lets on: he has been secretly devising a scheme to finally get what he feels he is owed. One day he asserts his power menacingly when he kidnaps a schoolgirl and keeps her tied up in an abandoned warehouse. What seems like the perfect plan soon unravels into his worst nightmare, and his carefully constructed scheme comes crashing down piece by bloody piece.

In this delightfully twisted black comedy, Adrián García Bogliano () brings us his visionary style and fresh take on the thriller genre while constantly keeping us guessing as to what will happen next in this gory game of cat and mouse.

—Mallory Lance


Directed by Adrián García Bogliano

Adrián García Bogliano grew up between the cinephilia of his parents and his taste for the most violent and savage cinema of the '70s and '80s. Renowned for his independent and genre filmmaking in Argentina and Latin America for nearly a decade, Bogliano is the creator of the international horror sensation Here Comes The Devil and Late Phases.
Adrián García Bogliano
Adrián García Bogliano
Andrea Quiroz Hernández, Carlos Meléndez
Adrián García Bogliano
Darío Goldgel
Executive Producer
Joshua Sobel
Co-Executive Producers
Alex Bergman, Vince Cupone, Mario Kenyon, Theo Brooks, Brandy Fons
Francisco Barreiro, Daniela Soto Vell, Jorge Molina, Milena Pezzi, Vita Vargas


Print Source
Marius Hoyo
Mexico, 03300
Phone: +52 1 554 342 5186
Press Contact
Cameron Cooper
Fons PR
Phone: 830 570 5967
US Sales Contact
Nate Bolotin
XYZ Films
Los Angeles, CA 90016
Phone: 310 956 1554