95th Academy Award for Best International Feature
(This review contains spoilers.)
“The most beautiful day in the world to kill yourself.”
Last year Panama had a major breakthrough with The Academy when Plaza Catedral, directed by Abner Benaim, was shortlisted as one of the top 15 films of the year in the International Feature category. This year, they hope to continue the momentum with Birthday Boy, the latest film from Arturo Montenegro.
It takes place in a spectacular beach house, right by the ocean, as Jimmy, and his wife Milu, prepare to celebrate his 45th birthday for the weekend along with his best friends.
Before the guests arrive though, something seems to be off with the married couple. Jimmy is…