Argentina

Martín Rodríguez Redondo – Marilyn (2018)

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Marcos, a seventeen-year-old farm worker, discovers his sexuality in a hostile environment. Nicknamed Marilyn by other teenagers in town, he becomes the target both of human desire and discrimination. Marcos feels himself pushed into a corner more and more. Read More »

Luis Ortega – El Ángel (2018) (HD)

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Carlitos is a seventeen-year-old youth with movie star swagger, blond curls and a baby face. As a young boy, he coveted other people’s things, but it wasn’t until his early adolescence that his true calling–to be a thief–manifested itself. When he meets Ramon at his new school, Carlitos is immediately drawn to him and starts showing off to get his attention. Together they will embark on a journey of discoveries, love and crime. Killing is just a random offshoot of the violence, which continues to escalate until Carlitos is finally apprehended. Because of his angelic appearance, the press dubs Carlitos “The Angel of Death.” Showered with attention because of his beauty, he becomes an overnight celebrity. Altogether, he is believed to have committed over forty thefts and eleven homicides. Today, after more than forty-six years in jail, Carlos Robledo Puch is the longest- serving prisoner in the history of Argentina. Read More »

José Luis Marquès – Fuckland (2000)

From All Movie Guide:
In this offbeat comedy-drama, a man from Argentina (Fabian Stratas) with a curiously strong patriotic streak decides it’s high time someone from his country did something about the Falkland Islands, the British-controlled territory that was claimed by Argentina during a brief and ill-starred conflict during the 1980s. The man launches his own private campaign against the British by visiting the Falklands and romancing a woman from England (Camilla Heaney), with the intention of getting her pregnant and abandoning her later on. Read More »

Santiago Mitre – El estudiante AKA The Student (2011)

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Roque starts University in Buenos Aires but he is not particularly interested in attending classes or working towards a degree. Instead, he dedicates his time to one of the many groups vying for control of the university, motivated less by grand political ideals than by a wish to get close to Paula, an attractive young teacher heavily involved in internal university politics. Read More »

Albertina Carri – Las hijas del fuego (2018)

Three women meet by chance at the end of the world, in Argentinian Patagonia, and set out on a polyamorous journey, caught up in the search for new kinds of relationships, far from possession and pain. They become the Daughters of Fire, a band dedicated to helping those women who look for their own path to erotica. Read More »

Sergio Teubal – El dedo (2011)

After seven years of dictatorship, a remote village in Argentina formally becomes a town with the birth of its 501st inhabitant. Hidalgo, a slick and ingratiating scion, is eager for the new post of mayor. Smelling a rat, Baldomero (a beloved natural leader with a habitually tapping digit) opposes him with his own candidacy—and soon turns up dead. His shopkeeper brother vows revenge, keeping Baldomero’s severed finger in a jar, initially as a remembrance, but eventually as an absurd icon of leadership that spurs the town to defy crooked elections, interloping powers and Hidalgo to go its own way. Based on real events, this charming dramatic comedy pokes fun at small town ways while celebrating true democratic values. Read More »

Mariano Cohn & Gastón Duprat – El Artista aka The Artist (2008)

Synopsis
Jorge (Sergio Pángaro), a 40-year-old man, single, shy and circumspect, works as a nurse in a geriatric house. There, he looks after Romano (Alberto Laiseca), an old man who hardly walks and does not speak, with a special attention.
Jorge regularly keeps paper rolls with drawings. With Polo’s help (Diego Perdomo), a photographer neighbor of his, he makes a folder with these paintings, which together with a brief resume, he presents in a prestigious art gallery. Read More »