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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...
Posted 25 Oct 2013
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Carandiru is a 2003 Brazilian and Argentine film directed by Hector Babenco. It is based on the book Estação Carandiru (English: Carandiru Station) by Dr. Drauzio Varella, a physician and AIDS specialist, who is portrayed in the film by Luiz Carlos Vasconcelos. Carandiru tells some of the stories that occurred in Carandiru Penitentiary, which was the biggest prison...
Posted 13 Oct 2012
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XXY, is a movie about a child who is born with Klinefelter’s syndrome. This is a condition where the person inherits an extra X chromosome. Usually boys have an X and a Y while girls have two X chromosomes. A person with Klinefelter’s syndrome therefore has both male and...
Posted 28 Sep 2012
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Bombón: El Perro
In a world of fast paced movies, Bombón: El Perro is like a breath of fresh air. There’s no villains in the movie, and dare we say that there’s no hero either. There’s a main cast which is a man and a dog but the movie does not seem...
Posted 21 Sep 2012
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The Aura
Once again a superb movie by Fabián Bielinsky, and although very much different from his earlier creation, Nine Queens, has his unmistakable touch. Bielinsky has a talent for psychological thrillers and his ability to create suspense literally out of nowhere and out of the most common of situations is...
Posted 14 Sep 2012
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Burnt Money
Burnt Money (Plata Quemada) is an action thriller and a love story, but what is unique about this movie is that the love story is between two men. The main characters in the movie are robbers, but also lovers. This makes them closer and brings an amount of trust...
Posted 07 Sep 2012
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The Method
The Method is one of those weird movies that leave you feeling weird. The story is a very uncommon one, about a group of people who are interviewed together with one person being left at the end to take the top spot in a large corporation. There are 7...
Posted 04 Sep 2012
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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...
Posted 29 Aug 2012
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Entranced Earth
Entranced Earth (Portuguese: Terra em Transe) is a 1967 Brazilian drama film directed by Glauber Rocha. It was entered into the 1967 Cannes Film Festival where it won the FIPRESCI Award. It also won the Golden Leopard award at the Locarno International Film Festival in 1968 Plot Like any...
Posted 08 Jun 2012
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Deep Crimson
Deep Crimson (Spanish: Profundo Carmesí) is a 1996 Mexican crime film directed by Arturo Ripstein, written by Paz Alicia Garciadiego and starring Regina Orozco and Daniel Giménez Cacho. The movie is based on the true story of American multiple murderers Martha Beck and Raymond Fernandez, which also inspired the film The Honeymoon Killers (1969). PLOT Noted Mexican filmmaker Arturo Ripstein directed this darkly comic...
Posted 25 May 2012
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