Peru

Salvador del Solar – Magallanes (2015)

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“Del Solar turns the screws on the audience expertly, but the thriller elements never distract from the moral crisis of a man — and a country — whose decades-old mistakes cling to him like a tattoo”
—Variety

Taxi driver Magallanes (Damián Alcázar) struggles to get by, and spends his spare time with his former military superior, a once-feared colonel during the civil conflict, who is now senile. Read More »

Armando Robles Godoy – Sonata soledad (1987)

“Sonata Soledad” is a film done to three musical times (Time, Counterpoints and Variations). In this movie, Robles Godoy radicalizes its position of author. Read More »

Juan Daniel F. Molero – Videofilia: y otros síndromes virales AKA Videophilia (and Other Viral Syndromes) (2015)

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In this ‘comedia tragedia’, multi-talent Juan Daniel F. Molero takes us on a digital trip down all the perfidious byways of ‘the interwebz’. Peruvian schoolgirl Luz looks a lot more innocent than she is. She meets Junior online, who spends most of his days gaming in Internet cafés. His ambition is earn a living making amateur porn. Junior, obsessed by Mayan predictions of the end of the world, does everything you are not supposed to do with Google Glass. It is immediately clear that his seduction of the lovely Luz will have bad consequences. But for whom? Read More »

Eduardo Mendoza de Echave – El evangelio de la carne AKA The gospel of the flesh (2013)



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Three men searching for forgiveness during a soccer championship final. Undercover cop Gamarra’s desperate attempts to save his wife from a terminal illness gets him into trouble; bus driver Felix wants to be accepted into a religious sect after his involvement in a tragic traffic accident; and imperiled soccer club leader Narciso tries to secure his younger brother’s release from prison. Read More »