Streaming giant Netflix has snagged the global rights to the thriller ‘Madre’ from writer-director Aaron Burns.
In the film, Diana Prieto (Daniela Ramíez) is pregnant while taking care of her autistic son Martin. She has no one to to help her while her husband Thomas spends months away working in Asia and she has become overwhelmed. Diana’s at her breaking point with martin when Luz, a gifted caretaker from the Philippines, steps in to help. Martin quickly begins improving under Luz’s care. Diana begins to suspect that Luz is using the language barrier and voodoo to turn Martin against her and into something more sinister.
Aida, Ignacia Allamand, Matías Bassi, Elvira Cristi, Nicolás Durán, Christobal Tapia Montt co-star in the thriller which was produced by Nicolás Lóez and Miguel Asenio Llamas.
Madre will arrive on Netflix’s streaming summer in late 2017.