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Kiss of the spider woman

Kiss of the Spider Woman

Kiss of the Spider Woman (Portuguese: O Beijo da Mulher Aranha) is a 1985 Brazilian-American drama film directed by Argentine-born Brazilian director Héctor Babenco, and adapted by Leonard Schrader from the Manuel Puig novel of the same name. William Hurt, Raúl Juliá, Sonia Braga, José Lewgoy, and Milton Gonçalves...
The Motorcycle Diaries - Front Cover

The Motorcycle Diaries

The movie “The Motorcycle Diaries” is an adaptation from the biography of Ernesto “Che” Guevara, the famous (or infamous) Cuban revolutionary. It follows the early life of Guevara when he took a road trip through South America on a motorcycle with his friend Alberto Granado and his experiences along...
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British Academy Film Awards

BAFTA’s annual film awards ceremony is known as the British Academy Film Awards, rewarding the best work of any nationality seen on British cinema screens during the preceding year. Since 2008 the ceremony has been held at the Royal Opera House in London’s Covent Garden having taken place since...
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Belle Epoque - dvd

Belle Époque

Belle Époque is a 1992 Spanish film directed by Fernando Trueba. The title derives from the period in French history known as the Belle Époque (“The Beautiful Era”). This delicious blend of humour and passion captured the Oscar in 1993 for Best Foreign Language Film and introduced the world...
All About My Mother - DVD

All About My Mother

All About My Mother (Spanish: Todo sobre mi madre) is a 1999 Spanish drama film written and directed by Pedro Almodóvar. The film deals with complex issues such as AIDS, transvestitism, faith, and existentialism. The plot originates in Almodóvar’s earlier film The Flower of My Secret which shows student...
Pan's Labyrinth - poster

Pan’s Labyrinth

Pan’s Labyrinth (Spanish: El laberinto del fauno, “The Faun’s Labyrinth”) is a 2006 Spanish-language fantasy film, written and directed by Mexican film-maker Guillermo del Toro. It was produced and distributed by the Mexican film company Esperanto Films. The film was selected by the Academia Mexicana de Artes y Ciencias...

City of God

City of God (Portuguese: Cidade de Deus) is a Brazilian crime film directed by Fernando Meirelles and co-directed by Kátia Lund, released in its home country in 2002 and worldwide in 2003. It was adapted by Bráulio Mantovani from the 1997 novel of the same name written by Paulo...
Amores Perros - DVD cover

Amores perros

Amores perros is a 2000 neo-noir Mexican film directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu. Amores Perros is the first movie in Iñárritu’s trilogy of death, and was followed by 21 Grams and Babel. It is an anthology film, sometimes referred to as the “Mexican Pulp Fiction,” containing three distinct stories...
Central Do Brasil

Central Station

Central Station (Portuguese: Central do Brasil) is a 1998 drama film set in Brazil. It tells the story of a young boy’s friendship with a jaded middle-aged woman. The movie was adapted by Marcos Bernstein and João Emanuel Carneiro from a story by Walter Salles and it was directed...