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The Sea Inside - DVD cover

Top 10 Movies from Spain

The Top 10 Movies from Spain is a selection of the most voted movies from IMDB. Is your favourite Spanish movie on the list? El orfanato (2007) (2007) Hable con ella (2002) Volver (2006) Todo sobre mi madre (1999) Mar adentro (2004) Abre los ojos (1997) La mala...
Posted 05 Apr 2011 | Lists, Spain, Spanish movies | 2 Comments
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...
Pedro Amodovar

Pedro Almodóvar

Pedro Almodóvar Caballero is a Spanish film director, screenwriter and producer. Almodóvar is arguably the most successful and internationally known Spanish filmmaker of his generation. His films, marked by complex narratives, employ the codes of melodrama and use elements of pop culture, popular songs, irreverent humor, strong colors, glossy...
Posted 10 Mar 2011 | Spain, Spanish directors | 3 Comments
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...
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...
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...
Javier Bardem

Javier Bardem

Javier Ángel Encinas Bardem (born 1 March 1969) is a Spanish actor. He has garnered critical acclaim for roles in films such as Jamón, jamón, Carne tremula, Boca a boca, Los Lunes al sol and Mar adentro. Bardem has been awarded an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, a Screen...
Posted 21 Feb 2011 | Spain, Spanish actors | 0 Comments
Vengo - DVD Cover

Vengo

The parched, empty landscape of southern Spain is the setting for a tale of passion, music and revenge in Tony Gatlif’s Vengo. After his brother has murdered a member of a rival gypsy clan and gone into hiding, Caco becomes both the de facto figurehead of his ‘family’ and...

The Sea Inside

The Sea Inside (Spanish: Mar adentro) is a 2004 film by the Spanish director Alejandro Amenábar. It is based on the real-life story of Ramón Sampedro (played by Javier Bardem), a Spanish ship mechanic left quadriplegic after a diving accident. Sampedro fought a 29-year campaign in support of euthanasia...
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