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Neon Nights: Monos

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Monos

Directed by: Alejandro Landes, Christopher Soren Kelly
Starring: Sofia Buenaventura, Julian Giraldo, Karen Quintero
Language: Spanish
Rating: NR

On a faraway mountaintop, eight teenaged guerrillas with guns watch over a hostage and a conscripted milk cow for a shadowy force known only as "The Organization." Playing games and initiating cult-like rituals, the children run amok. After an ambush drives the squadron into the jungle, fracturing their intricate bond, the mission begins to collapse.

Winner of the World Cinema Dramatic Special Jury Award at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, Monos was the selected as the Colombian entry for the Best International Feature Film at the 92nd Academy Awards.