08.3 Nica’s Tales

Stories writing, directing or performing by Nicaraguans or which plot line are set in Nicaragua.
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1.
The Stoker (1932)
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A man whose wife has deserted him winds up saving a beautiful girl from the clutches of a murderous bandit on a Nicaraguan coffee plantation. (70 mins.)
 
2.
Embryo (1976)
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A scientist doing experiments on a human fetus discovers a method to accelerate the fetus into a mature adult in just a few days... (104 mins.)
Director: Ralph Nelson
 
3.
The Island of Dr. Moreau (1977)
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A shipwrecked survivor discovers a remote island with a mad scientist. (99 mins.)
Director: Don Taylor
 
4.
Condorman (1981)
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Cartoonist Woody becomes the superhero he draws. Using his gadgets he helps a Soviet spy defect to the West. (90 mins.)
Director: Charles Jarrott
 
5.
Miami Vice (1984 TV Series)
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Resplendent with authentic 1980's music, fashion and vibe, "Miami Vice" follows two undercover detectives and their extended team through the mean streets of Miami. (48 mins.)
 
6.
Sexto sentido (2001 TV Series)
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Anything can happen to Nicaragua's youth. Here's a tiny preview of their realities, their dreams and experiences. Everything was built from real Nicaraguan young men and women. (27 mins.)
 
7.
¡Anita, No Te Rajes! (2004 TV Series)
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¡Anita, no te rajes! is a funny story which tells the adventures of Anita, a positive and happy young Mexican girl who never gave up on everything... (60 mins.)
 
8.
El Cuerpo del Deseo (2005 TV Series)
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A man comes back from death only to discover dark secrets about his widow. (45 mins.)
Stars: Gressandro
 
9.
Decisiones (2005 TV Series)
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Director: Pepe Sánchez
 
10.
Pecados Ajenos (2007 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
 
11.
Murder on the Border (2005)
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The story follows Phoenix attorney, Eduardo, who is trying to move his family up from Mexico. Trouble arises... (97 mins.)
Director: Juan J. Frausto
 
12.
Land of the Dead (2005)
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The living dead have taken over the world, and the last humans live in a walled city to protect themselves as they come to grips with the situation. (93 mins.)
 
13.
La Yuma (2009)
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This is the story of Yuma a strong-willed and rebellious girl from the poor neighborhoods of Managua who dreams of being a boxer. (90 mins.)
Director: Florence Jaugey
 
15.
Loma Verde (2010 TV Series)
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A rural community called Loma Verde will be shock while their residents worked through domestic struggles and family life, facing the secrets, crimes and mysteries hidden behind the doors. (23 mins.)
Director: Félix Zurita
 
16.
La vida nocturna (1930 Short Film)
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Stan lies to his wife about going to a nightclub with Ollie but Mrs. Laurel overhears the plot and outsmarts them both. (38 mins.)
Director: James Parrott
“ Brisa Nocturna ” - Alex DuVon
 
17.
Volar en línea recta (2013 Short Film)
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Two childhood friends from a small village in the north of Nicaragua briefly reunite one day in the city... (22 mins.)
Director: Douglas Cushnie
 
18.
El Engaño (2012 Documentary)
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Director: Florence Jaugey
 
19.
Palabras mágicas (2012 Documentary)
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(82 mins.)
 
20.
Generation (2004 Short Film)
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(13 mins.)
Director: David Downes
“ Generación Pirata ” - Alex DuVon
 
21.
Cinema Alcázar (1998 Documentary)
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When Rosa came to this place the earthquake had just happened and the building was one enormous ruin... (10 mins.)
Director: Florence Jaugey
 
22.
Fire from the Mountain (1987 Documentary)
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(60 mins.)
Director: Deborah Shaffer
 
23.
One Man (1977)
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A crusading TV reporter finds his life ripped apart as he investigates a story about a company's deadly criminal negligence. (87 mins.)
Director: Robin Spry
“ El Hombre de una sola nota ” - Alex DuVon
 
24.
Betún y Sangre (1990 Short Film)
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A small shoe shiner who meets a newlywed couple, an Army captain and his beautiful wife. When the troops go mountain under Captain, He decides to follow them . But the war is not as he was imagined.
Director: Frank Pineda
 
25.
Scared to Death (1992 Short Film)
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(15 mins.)
Director: Frank Pineda
 
26.
Nicaragua: A Nation's Right to Survive (1983 Documentary)
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(53 mins.)
Director: Alan Lowery
 
27.
Nicaragua: No pasaran (1984 Documentary)
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A documentary on the Nicaraguan revolution. (74 mins.)
Director: David Bradbury
 
28.
Alsino and the Condor (1982)
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Alsino, a boy of 10 or 12, lives with his grandmother in a remote area of Nicaragua. He's engulfed in... (89 mins.)
Director: Miguel Littin
 
29.
Last Plane Out (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
An American journalist covering the civil war in Nicaragua falls in love with a beautiful Sandinista rebel. (92 mins.)
Director: David Nelson
 
30.
Under Fire (1983)
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Three journalists in a romantic triangle are involved in political intrigue during the last days of the corrupt Somozoa regime in Nicaragua before it falls to a popular revolution in 1979. (128 mins.)
 
31.
Pope John Paul II (1984 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Bio-drama tracing the life and career of Polish cardinal Karol Wojtyla from his days as a young activist in Poland to his rise and installation in 1978 as Pope of the Catholic world. (150 mins.)
Director: Herbert Wise
“ Papa Juan Pablo II en Nicaragua ” - Alex DuVon
 
32.
Latino (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Set in the context of the Sandinista government in Nicaragua and their battle with the U.S.-backed Contra rebels... (105 mins.)
Director: Haskell Wexler
 
33.
The Mosquito Coast (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
An eccentric and dogmatic inventor sells his house and takes his family to Central America to build a utopia in the middle of the jungle... (117 mins.)
Director: Peter Weir
 
34.
Walker (1987)
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An unconventional retelling of the life of William Walker, a 19th century American mercenary leader who became the president of Nicaragua. (94 mins.)
Director: Alex Cox
 
35.
Striker (1988)
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John Slade is hired to rescue a journalist named Frank Morris from a Sandanista prison in Nicaragua... (90 mins.)
 
36.
Sandino (1990)
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The US tried to occupy Nicaragua in 1927. General Cesar Augusto Sandino and his guerrillas begin armed resistance. (135 mins.)
Director: Miguel Littin
 
37.
Pictures from a Revolution (1991 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
In 1981, Susan Meiselas published "Nicaragua, June 1978 to July 1979," 70 photographs she took documenting the Sandinista revolution... (93 mins.)
 
38.
The Lost Platoon (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.0/10 X  
An American reporter covering a civil war in Nicaragua discovers that four soldiers that he used to... (86 mins.)
Director: David A. Prior
 
39.
Point of Impact (1993)
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Jack David (Pare) is a tough, outspoken cop who finds himself wrongly accused for the death of a fellow... (96 mins.)
Director: Bob Misiorowski
“ Spanish Rose ” - Alex DuVon
 
40.
Managua (1997)
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A retired US soldier is sent to Managua, the capital of war-torn Nicaragua, to recover the body of his friend, a US journalist killed on the job. Once there, he becomes suspicious. A local woman helps him untangle the web of conspiracy. (108 mins.)
Director: Michele Taverna
“ Showdown in Managua ” - Alex DuVon
 
41.
Carla's Song (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
1987, love in time of war. A bus driver George Lennox meets Carla, a Nicaraguan exile living a precarious... (127 mins.)
Director: Ken Loach
 
42.
Esta semana (1982 TV Series)
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(35 mins.)
 
43.
En portada (1984 TV Series)
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44.
Simplemente Ruben Dario (2009)
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45.
Luis Enrique (2003 Short Film)
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(4 mins.)
Director: Carlos Troncoso
 
46.
House of the World (1998)
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(54 mins.)
Director: Esther Podemski
“ Las Espectaculares Casas de Nicaragua ” - Alex DuVon
 
47.
Sabor Latino (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(30 mins.)
 
48.
Con gusto y sazón (2007 Mini-Series)
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Director: Jose Bravo
“ Nicaragua en mi Sazon ” - Alex DuVon
 
49.
#Cocinando (2015 TV Series)
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Director: Facundo Criado
“ Con Vos ” - Alex DuVon
 
50.
Evas Töchter (1928)
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An unmarried showgirl takes a handsome companion with her on a vacation, to the distress of others. (90 mins.)
Director: Karl Lamac
“ Evas urbanas ” - Alex DuVon
 
51.
Esta es mi historia (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(50 mins.)
Director: Mariola Cubells
“ Mi Vida Mi Historia ” - Alex DuVon
 
52.
Españoles en el mundo (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
(60 mins.)
“ Nicaragua ” - Alex DuVon
 
53.
Mojado (2008 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Director: Angela Trevino
 
54.
NNN News Plus 1 (1988 TV Series)
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“ NNN: Nicaraguan News Network ” - Alex DuVon
 
55.
Efecto dominó (2010 Short Film)
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(27 mins.)
Director: Gabriel Gauchet
“ EXN ” - Alex DuVon
 
56.
Bar (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
“ El Bar de Patico ” - Alex DuVon
 
57.
Pica Pica (1987 Documentary)
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(97 mins.)
 
58.
Legendary Nights (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Director: Joe Levine
 
59.
Survivor (2000 TV Series)
Episode: Glitter in Their Eyes (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A battle erupts over a clue to the hidden immunity idol and one fearless competitor makes a bold move that earns them the upper hand... (60 mins.)
 
60.
Tlalocan. Water Paradise (2016 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Mexico City was built on a lake, but today it faces serious water scarcity. This film leads us across... (30 mins.)
Director: Andrés Pulido