There's no question about it, Argentina has emerged as the clear leader in the Latin American horror scene. With directors such as Adrian Garcia Bogliano, Javier Diment and Nicanor Loreti winning raves at festivals around the globe, the Argentinian horror scene in both the most prolific and most visible of any in South America. And the next title that looks likely to turn some heads is Nicolas Ortiz' The Flaying (El Bosque De Los Sometidos).
During the early seventies, four teenage friends go on a trip through
the interior of Argentina to the north of the country to watch an
illegal car race take place in the streets of Cordoba. On their way,
they discover a mysterious house left abandoned in the middle of the
forest. They decide to investigate further, just to discover its
gruesome secrets and the ruined house's former residents.
A selection at the Beunos Aires Rojo Sangre festival, the first trailer for this one is now available and embedded below. Click the CC button to turn on English subtitles.