MOVIE TRAILERS

New US Trailer for Argentinian Apocalyptic Animated Movie 'Lava'

by
March 2, 2021
Source: Vimeo

Lava Trailer

"Wait - don't look at your phone!" Rock Salt Releasing has unveiled a new US trailer for an indie animated dark comedy from Argentina called Lava, the latest from filmmaker Ayar Blasco. This originally premiered back in 2019, but is only now getting a US release with a new English-language voice cast. Both versions will be out in the US in March. The near-future sci-fi follows Débora, a "lonely and ineffectual tattoo artist," and her friends as they try to stop and apocalypse. The film is a commentary on screen addiction, as people are entranced by messages on their devices. The new cast features Janeane Garofalo and Cedric Williams; the original Spanish-language voice cast is Sofía Gala Castiglione, Martín Piroyansky, and Justina Bustos. I'm always down for more "animation for adults" that explores crazy cool concepts. This looks fun.

Here's the new US trailer (+ original poster) for Ayar Blasco's Lava, direct from Vimeo (via Rock Salt):

Lava Movie Poster

Deborah, a lonely tattoo artist, endeavors to save herself and her town from an alien invasion. The aliens come in the form of large cats, cackling witches, and never-ending snakes; what's more, these dangerous invaders have harnessed the media as a means to hypnotize humanity into submission. She must learn to resist their control and try to convince others to do the same. Lava is directed by Argentinian-Ecuadorian filmmaker Ayar Blasco, director of the feature films El sol and La Vagancia, as well as numerous other short films. The screenplay is written by Ayar Blasco, Nicolás Britos, and Salvador Sanz. This originally Mar del Plata Film Festival in Argentina back in 2019, and opened down there last year. Rock Salt Releasing will debut Blasco's Lava direct-to-VOD in the US starting March 15th, 2021 this month. Who wants to watch?

Find more posts: Animation, To Watch, Trailer

Discover more around the web:

FEATURED POSTS

POPULAR COMMENTS

LAST YEAR'S TOP 10

Alex's Top 10 - 2020
1. Nine Days
2. Berlin Alexanderplatz
3. Pixar's Soul
4. Pieces of a Woman
5. Feels Good Man
6. Another Round
7. The Truffle Hunters
8. Sound of Metal
9. Lovers Rock
10. Nomadland
Click Here for Thoughts

Adam's Top 10 - 2020
1. Spontaneous
2. Promising Y. Woman
3. Nomadland
4. The Vast of Night
5. Blow the Man Down
6. The Invisible Man
7. Minari
8. Possessor
9. Feels Good Man
10. Color Out of Space
Click Here for Thoughts

FOLLOW US HERE

Subscribe to our feed or daily newsletter:
Follow Alex's main profile on twitter:
For the latest posts only, follow this acct:

Add FS.net to your Feedly list: click here