Tag Archives: Spanish

Pablo Llorca – Días color naranja (2016)

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yjafjalla, the Icelandic volcano, has erupted. The European air traffic collapses. Álvaro has to interrupt his flight to Madrid. He decides to continue by train, starting his trip in Athens. He knows a group of people doing interrail; Berta, a young Swedish girl, among them. Álvaro initiates in a world full of new things for him: the pleasure of travelling by train, the parties at the youth hostels, love in a Croatian island… Read More »

José Celestino Campusano – El sacrificio de Nehuén Puyelli AKA Nehuen Puyelli’s Sacrifice (2016)

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In the impossible quest to complete the work of South America’s truly major filmmaker ‘au travaille’, here’s his southern film, his prison opus. Read More »

Lucía Carreras – Nos vemos, papá AKA Missing Dad (2011)

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Pilar lives alone with her dad. One day after returning from work, she finds that he has passed away. From that moment on, her reality and memories are mixed in a disturbing way. Her life continues yet she is hunted by the presence of his father, she rejects her family and her desperate attempts to bring her normality. Alienated with grief, her life will clash between reality and desire. Read More »

Alejandro Agresti – El acto en cuestión AKA The Act in Question (1993)

The Act in Question (Spanish: El Acto en cuestión) a film directed and written by Alejandro Agresti. The film starred Carlos Roffé and Sergio Poves Campos. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1993 Cannes Film Festival.

This movie was partly recorded in a castle in Oostakker near Ghent in Belgium (1992). The family “De Bruyn” who owned the castle, played as observers in the movie. Read More »

Issa López – Vuelven AKA Tigers Are Not Afraid (2017)

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A dark fairy tale about a gang of five children trying to survive the horrific violence of the cartels and the ghosts created every day by the drug war. Read More »

Juan López Moctezuma – The Mansion of Madness (1973)

A mysterious man is sent deep into the forest to investigate the bizarre behavior of the notorious Dr. Tarr. What he stumbles upon is the doctor’s torture dungeon, a hellish asylum completely cut off from civilization and presided over by the ultimate madman. Innocent people have been savagely chained, tortured and stuck in glass cages, then forced to take part in gruesome games of ritual slaughter. Read More »

Andrés Baiz – La cara oculta AKA The Hidden Face (2011)

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Adrián, a talented orchestra conductor, receives a video message from his beloved Belén, telling him with tears in her eyes that she is leaving him, and that she cannot carry on with him anymore. Shattered by the unexpected news of their irreversible break-up and puzzled by Belén’s inexplicable decision, Adrián gets help from the local police to solve this mysterious case of disappearance; however, as there is still no news of Belén, a new woman will appear in his life. In the end, with no progress at all in Belén’s baffling case, who would think to look beyond the facts, as truth often lies hidden in the most unusual of places? Read More »