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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...
Cria Cuervos

Cría cuervos

Cría cuervos (English: Raise Ravens) is a 1976 Spanish film directed by Carlos Saura. The film is an allegorical drama about an eight year old girl dealing with loss. Highly acclaimed, it received the Special Jury Prize Award at the 1976 Cannes Film Festival. Carlos Saura’s exquisite Cría cuervos…...
Whisky

Whisky

Whisky is an Argentine-German-Spanish-Uruguayan tragicomedy film directed by Juan Pablo Rebella and Pablo Stoll. The film stars Andrés Pazos, Mirella Pascual, Jorge Bolani, Ana Katz, and Daniel Hendler. It has very sparse dialogue and the three principal actors play very straight roles showing little emotion. It was premiered at...
Viridiana

Viridiana

Viridiana (Latin for green) is a 1961 Spanish-Mexican motion picture, directed by Luis Buñuel and produced by Mexican Gustavo Alatriste. It is loosely based on Halma, a novel by Benito Pérez Galdós. Viridiana was the winner of the Palme d’Or at the 1961 Cannes Film Festival, but it was...
Welcome Mr Marshall! - poster

Welcome Mr. Marshall!

Welcome Mr. Marshall! (Spanish: ¡Bienvenido, Mister Marshall!) is a 1953 Spanish comedy film directed by Luis García Berlanga and considered one of the masterpieces of Spanish cinema. The film was entered into the 1953 Cannes Film Festival. Plot People of a small Spanish town, Villar del Río, hear of...
El Angel Exterminador

The Exterminating Angel

The Exterminating Angel (Spanish: El ángel exterminador), is the second of the Buñuel/Alatriste/Pinal film trilogy, written and directed by Luis Buñuel, starring Silvia Pinal, and produced by her then-husband Gustavo Alatriste. It is considered by the Mexican film critics as the 16th best film of the Mexican cinema and...
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...
Los Olvidados - poster

Los Olvidados

Los Olvidados (literal English title The Forgotten Ones aka The Young and the Damned in the U.S.) is a 1950 Mexican film directed by Spanish-Mexican filmmaker Luis Buñuel. Óscar Dancigers, the producer, asked Buñuel to direct this film after the success of the 1949 film El Gran Calavera. Buñuel...
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...
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