Monos - Movie Synopsis & Plot
On a stunning, windswept mountaintop in an unnamed South American country, a small group of teen guerrilla fighters, including Rambo (Sofia Buenaventura), Perro (Paul Cubides), pack leader Lobo (Julian Giraldo) and his girlfriend Lucy (Karen Quintero), BoomBoom (Sneider Castro), and Bigfoot (Moises Arias, Rico from "Hannah Montana") form a small, tightly cloistered ad hoc family living out of an abandoned bunker on behalf of a shadowy outfit simply known as the Organization. With no real purpose or goal other than to receive combat training given by the ferocious Mensajero (former guerrilla fighter Wilson Salazar), to take care of a dairy cow named Shakira, and to keep alive an American hostage simply known as Doctora (Julianne Nicholson, I, Tonya), the teens revel in an increasingly unbridled hedonism. But when the animal is killed and the group is suddenly attacked by a rival force, the teens must trek down the mountains and into the jungle, where petty rivalries devolve into life-or-death battles and the child fighters descend into their own increasingly brutal hearts of darkness. Monos is an unsettling and unforgettable third feature from Colombian-Ecuadorian writer/director Alejandro Landes and co-writer Alexis Dos Santos.