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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...

The City and the Dogs

The City and the Dogs (original title: La Ciudad y Los Perros) is based on the book of Mario Vargas Llosa “La cuidad y los perros” (translated to English as “The Time of the Hero”). The movie shows common problems in the society, as racism, corruption, etc, in the...
Havana Suite

Habana Suite

Habana Suite (original title: Suite Havana) is a 2003 Cuban documentary directed by Fernando Pérez. The documentary was filmed with fictional cinema techniques depicting a day in a life of thirteen real people, from a ten-year-old child with Down Syndrome to a 79-year-old lady who sells peanuts in the...
Pantaleón y las visitadoras

Pantaleón y las visitadoras

Pantaleón y las visitadoras is a 2000 Spanish-Peruvian co-production directed by Francisco J. Lombardi. It is based on the eponymous comic novel by acclaimed Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa. The film was chosen as Peru’s official Best Foreign Language Film submission at the 72nd Academy Awards, but did not...
Buena Vista Social Club

Top 10 Movies from Cuba

The Top 10 Movies from Cuba is a selection of the most voted movies from IMDB. Is your favourite Cuban movie on the list? Buena Vista Social Club (1999) Soy Cuba (1964) Fresa y chocolate (1994) Habana Blues (2005) Memorias del subdesarrollo (1968) Guantanamera (1995) Lista de espera (2000)...
Posted 20 Apr 2011 | Lists, Movies, Other Countries | 0 Comments
La Estrategia del Caracol - poster

The Strategy of the Snail

The Strategy of the Snail (Spanish: La Estrategia del Caracol) is a 1993 Colombian comedy-drama film directed and produced by Colombian filmmaker and director Sergio Cabrera. The film is starred by Frank Ramirez, Florina Lemaitre, Humberto Dorado, Fausto Cabrera and Carlos Vives. The film is a winner of the...
Lucia - DVD

Lucía

Lucía is a 1968 Cuban black-and-white film directed by Humberto Solás, and written by Julio García Espinosa and Nelson Rodríguez. It was the winner of the Golden Prize at the 1969 Moscow International Film Festival. Robert Phillip Kolker has called Humberto Solás’s Lucia “something of an encyclopedia of progressive...
Fresa y Chocolate - DVD cover

Strawberry and Chocolate

Strawberry and Chocolate (Spanish: Fresa y chocolate) is a Cuban-Spanish-Mexican co-produced film, directed by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea and Juan Carlos Tabío, based on the short story “The Wolf, The Forest and the New Man” (in Spanish, El Lobo, el bosque y el hombre nuevo) written by Senel Paz in...
Ibero-American Movies

Top 100 Ibero-American Movies of all time

In 2008 NOTICINE conducted a comprehensive poll to select the Top 100 Ibero-American Movies of all time. Cinema critics, journalists, festival organizers and movie lovers suggested an initial list of films. After two months of voting through the website, 500 movie lovers from around the world selected their 100...
Memories of Underdevelopment - DVD

Memories of Underdevelopment

Memories of Underdevelopment (Spanish: Memorias del Subdesarrollo) is a seminal 1968 Latin American film from Cuba. Directed by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, the story is based on a novel by Edmundo Desnoes. It was Alea’s fifth film, and probably his most famous worldwide. The film gathered several awards at international...