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Nine Queens

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 | Argentine movies, Images, Synopsis, Trailers | 3 Comments
Cama adentro

Movies from Argentina – New York Times selection

The list below is a selection of Argentine films reviewed by The New York Times. Only movies marked as Critic’s Pick have been included in the list. Cama adentro (2004) Diarios de Motocicleta (2003) El aura (2005) El bonaerense (2002) Hamaca paraguaya (2006) Historias mínimas (2002) La mujer sin...
Posted 04 Aug 2011 | Argentine movies, Lists | 0 Comments

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...
Like Water For Chocolate

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 | Images, Mexican movies, Synopsis, Trailers | 0 Comments
Viggo Mortensen and Soledad Villamil in "Everybody Has a Plan"

Viggo Mortensen in Argentina Filming “Everyone Has a Plan”

Oscar nominated actor Viggo Mortensen and The Secret in Their Eyes star Soledad Villamil have been spotted in Argentina recently filming their upcoming feature Everyone Has a Plan. This movie is one of two upcoming movies for Mortensen with filming locations in Argentina – the other being the adaptation...
Posted 12 Jul 2011 | News | 0 Comments


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...

Spanish government extends Spain’s film production tax shelter for private investors

Spain may reup tax breaks by John Hopewell for Variety.com Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero’s socialist government has moved to extend Spain’s film production tax shelter for private investors. Announced Friday at a cabinet meeting, the proposal is framed in a decree law that still needs parliamentary approval. Spain’s opposition...
Posted 05 Jul 2011 | News | 0 Comments
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Money rolls in as Spanish films get international acclaim

The resurgence in Spanish cinema continues apace. Last week FAPAE, the main Spanish film producers’ association, announced that Spanish movies made more money abroad in 2010 than they did in their domestic market, for the third year running. While Spanish films made €80.3 million (Dh418.5m) in ticket sales at...
Posted 05 Jul 2011 | News | 0 Comments
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Ibero-American movies at the New Zealand International Film Festival

The following is a list of Ibero-American films to be screened at the 2011 New Zealand International Film Festival: A Useful Life Federico Veiroj, Spain, Uruguay, 2010, 67min This wry, melancholic film is slyly observed by second-time director Federico Veiroj, and graced with superb black-and-white chiaroscuro and an inventive...
Posted 29 Jun 2011 | News | 0 Comments
Cuento Chino

Darin starrer biggest Latin American film bow since 2009

‘Chinese’ breaks records in Spain MADRID — Ricardo Darin starrer “Chinese Take-Away” has broken 2010 and first half 2011 box office records for a Latin American film in Spain, grossing €398,051 ($565,232) over its first weekend in Spain. According to Rentrak, the figures are the biggest trawl for any...
Posted 26 Jun 2011 | News | 0 Comments
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