Belle Epoque - dvd Play
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...
Posted 28 Mar 2011
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Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands
Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands (Dona Flor e Seus Dois Maridos in Portuguese) is a 1976 comedy film directed by Bruno Barreto. Based on the novel of the same name by Jorge Amado, it takes place in 1940s Bahia. It stars Sônia Braga, José Wilker, and Mauro Mendonça...
Posted 23 Mar 2011
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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...
Posted 18 Mar 2011
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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...
Posted 14 Mar 2011
All About My Mother - DVD Play
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...
Posted 07 Mar 2011
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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...
Posted 28 Feb 2011
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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...
Posted 22 Feb 2011
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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...
Posted 18 Feb 2011
City of God
City of God (Portuguese: Cidade de Deus) is a Brazilian crime film directed by Fernando Meirelles and co-directed by Kátia Lund, released in its home country in 2002 and worldwide in 2003. It was adapted by Bráulio Mantovani from the 1997 novel of the same name written by Paulo...
Posted 14 Feb 2011
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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...
Posted 11 Feb 2011
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