Butterfly Play
Butterfly’s Tongue
Butterfly’s Tongue (also known as Butterfly) is the English release title for La lengua de las mariposas (Spanish The Tongue of the Butterflies), a 1999 Spanish film directed by José Luis Cuerda. The film centres on Moncho (Manuel Lozano) and his coming-of-age experience in Galicia in 1936. Moncho develops...
Posted 15 Apr 2012
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Intimate Stories
Historias mínimas (English: Minimal Stories and Intimate Stories) is a 2002 Argentine and Spanish drama film, directed by Carlos Sorín and written by Pablo Solarz. The film was produced by Martin Bardi, Leticia Cristi, and José María Morales. It features, among others, Javier Lombardo, Antonio Benedicti, and Javiera Bravo. This road movie chronicles three individual yet intertwined stories of...
Posted 10 Jan 2012
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The Dark Side of the Heart
The Dark Side of the Heart (Spanish: El lado oscuro del corazón) is a 1992 Argentine classic directed by Eliseo Subiela.  From the poet protagonist (played  by Dario Grandineti) to the use of poems by Mario Benedetti , Juan Gelman and Oliverio Girondo, poetry is the dominate force of this...
Posted 08 Dec 2011
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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…...
Posted 02 Nov 2011
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The Crime of Father Amaro
The Crime of Father Amaro (Spanish: El crimen del padre Amaro) is a 2002 movie directed by Carlos Carrera. It is loosely based on the novel O Crime do Padre Amaro (1875) by 19th-century Portuguese writer José Maria de Eça de Queiroz. When it was released, El Crimen del...
Posted 20 Sep 2011
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Behind the Sun
Behind the Sun (Portuguese title: Abril Despedaçado) is a 2001 Brazilian film directed by Walter Salles, produced by Arthur Cohn, and starring Rodrigo Santoro. Its original Portuguese title means Shattered April, and it is based on the novel of the same name (original Albanian title: Prill i Thyer) written...
Posted 12 Sep 2011
Nine Queens Play
Nine Queens
Nine Queens (Spanish: Nueve Reinas) is an Argentine crime drama film written and directed by Fabián Bielinsky. The picture features Gastón Pauls, Ricardo Darín, Leticia Brédice, and Tomás Fonzi, among others. The film was nominated for 28 awards and won 21 of them. The film’s screenplay was adapted in...
Posted 08 Sep 2011
Elite Squad
The Elite Squad (Portuguese: Tropa de Elite) is a 2007 Brazilian film directed by José Padilha. The film is a semi-fictional account of the BOPE (Portuguese: Batalhão de Operações Policiais Especiais), the Special Police Operations Battalion of the Rio de Janeiro Military Police. It is the second feature film...
Posted 29 Jul 2011
Like Water For Chocolate Play
Like Water for Chocolate
Like Water for Chocolate  (original title: Como agua para chocolate) is a 1992 film based on the popular novel, published in 1989 by first-time Mexican novelist Laura Esquivel. It earned all 11 Ariel awards of the Mexican Academy of Motion Pictures, including the Ariel Award for Best Picture, and...
Posted 12 Jul 2011
Whisky Play
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...
Posted 05 Jul 2011
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