Tag: SPAIN

June 15, 2019 / Foreign

During the time of the Spanish-American War, the commandant of a Spanish detachment in Baler, in the Philippines, realizes that the native people of his district are planning an insurrection. He orders his troops to entrench in the village church. During their stay, which is prolonged for nearly a year, there are several incidents which show the tenacity and heroism of the Spanish.

May 17, 2019 / Foreign

Marisa Fuentereal remembers the days of resistance in the sanctuary of the Virgen de la Cabeza. There he met Aracil, a man of extremist ideas that saved her from enemy troops, then Captain Cortés, who died in the final battle with the most defenders.

May 6, 2019 / Foreign
April 9, 2019 / Spaghetti Western
April 3, 2019 / Foreign

When the convent is about to be closed and the nuns are dispersed, one of the sisters comes up with a saving idea that can restore the community’s well-being. This 1985 Spanish film reveals one of the many terrible aspects of 16th century Spain, still plagued by the radical Christian Inquisition, one of a plethora of difficulties Spaniards faced at the time. 

February 21, 2019 / Biography
January 8, 2019 / Foreign

On a dark night, the body of a well-known society woman is found; the investigators immediately suspect that the killer was the woman’s maid. For her part, the maid demands that the woman’s fiancé be brought in for questioning. Some journalists covering the story decide to follow up on the maid’s suggestion and gradually piece together the chain of events that led to the murder.

January 8, 2019 / Experimental