Tag: SPAIN

March 28, 2020 / Foreign
February 29, 2020 / Foreign

Benito Freire is a peddler who lives miserably in an environment dominated by ignorance and superstition. He is dedicated to peddling by the Galician towns and suffers severe attacks of epilepsy. Through the region begins to spread the rumor that he is a werewolf and that he is possessed by a demonic spirit. And it will be precisely the stories that people are telling about him what start to make him go crazy.

February 24, 2020 / Foreign

A few men are gathered for a day’s rabbit hunting. The place looks as desolate and barren as it is possible to imagine, and the heat is obviously intense. The men have memories of this godforsaken gulch, since it was a battlefield in the Spanish Civil War. As the day goes on, the scorching sun frays the men’s nerves and sends them toward delirium, bringing out their inner weaknesses and their personal conflicts, normally concealed beneath a veneer of politeness.

February 24, 2020 / Foreign

In a town near Salamanca, an eccentric widower, aged 60, is captivated by an imp, a precocious 13 year old. Alejandro is wealthy and alone, passing time with music, chess, and his shotgun. Gregoria (Goyita) the daughter of a weak-willed policeman and his bullying wife, is a budding naturalist who conspires to meet Alejandro. Even though he knows the village is talking, Alejandro spends time with Goyita, on walks, horseback rides, and dinners. He’s enchanted and tells his friend the village priest that he’s living for the first time. Goyita makes new demands on Alejandro, and he must decide how to be true to his ethics and to this Platonic yet highly-charged relationship.

February 1, 2020 / Animation

Very hard radiography of repression, torture and the unstoppable desire to achieve freedom. The untold protest drawn by OPS, with a mouth that screams in a face that has literally sewn other parts, becomes one of the most political and adult works of Spanish animation.

December 19, 2019 / Thriller

Captain Darman is a communist party hitman now living peacefully in exile in England where he runs a bookshop in Brighton. That is until a visitor gives him a coded message summoning him back to Spain where he’s instructed to execute a traitor. As he prepares for the hit he starts to doubt the guilt of his target as it bears similarities to a previous hit which he now thinks was innocent.

December 15, 2019 / Comedy

A bankrupt tenor wants to bolster his finances by reuniting with the two former singing partners who sued him 10 years earlier.

December 15, 2019 / Foreign

Mariano suffers a car accident in a marijuana plantation that is being incinerated by the Civil Guard. In a semi-unconscious and intoxicated state of cannabis he suffers a hallucination in which he thinks he has seen the virgin. People believe him and thanks to the care of a nun and the services of Toni Towers, a horny showman and promoter of half-hair shows, Mariano becomes, from night to morning, an illuminated sanctuary.