Ema is a Chilean drama film directed by Pablo Larraín from a screenplay by Guillermo Calderón and Alejandro Moreno. It stars Mariana Di Girolamo, Cristian Suarez, Gael García Bernal, Paola Giannini and Santiago Cabrera.


Ema, a young dancer, divorces Gaston, the director of the company for which she performs. She is unable to overcome her sense of guilt towards Polo, the child they had adopted to make up for Gaston's sterility and whom they have later again brought back to the orphanage. A tragedy follows caused by the child's pyromania.