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Cocote Exclusive Trailer: Grappling with Religion in Dominican-Set Drama

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Cocote Exclusive Trailer: Grappling with Religion in Dominican-Set Drama

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A co-production between the Dominican Republic, Argentina, and Germany, Cocote, Nelson Carlo de Los Santos Arias’s Cocote concerns an evangelical gardener, Alberto (played by Vicente Santos), who returns to his hometown in the Dominican Republic to attend his father’s funeral. In order to mourn his paterfamilias, who was killed by an influential man, Alberto must take part in religious celebrations that are contrary to his will and beliefs.

Check out the exclusive trailer below:

Cocote will have its world premiere this Wednesday at the Locarno Festival in the Signs of Life section and will screen again on Thursday and Friday.