08.1 Peruvian Cinema

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La mujer de mi hermano (2005)
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Unable to get intimate with her husband of 10 years, a woman embarks on a steamy affair with his brother. (89 mins.)
 
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Mar de Fondo (2012)
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In Puerto Vallarta, Silvestre has to fight with the pain of his own loneliness. His fragile temperament and strong personality are altered day by day... (92 mins.)
 
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Todos somos estrellas (1993)
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A family longs to be on a TV show which does an in-depth expose of a different real-life family every week... (88 mins.)
 
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Destiny Has No Favorites (2003)
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Ana is a rich, repressed housewife. Much to her annoyance, her husband rents out their garden to a soap-opera production... (90 mins.)
Director: Alvaro Velarde
 
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Talk Show (2006)
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Jorge will not have a good day. He will have to fight with his mother and his domineering wife Jimena...
Director: Sandro Ventura
 
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Mañana te cuento (2005)
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On Halloween night in Lima, four rich kids spend a night on the town, goofing, getting into trouble...
 
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Un día sin sexo (2005)
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Lighthearted Comedy/drama, based on a day for 4 middle class couples ranging from late teens to middle aged... (86 mins.)
 
10.
A los 40 (2014)
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Director: Bruno Ascenzo
 
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¡Asu Mare! (2013)
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Before becoming one of the most recognised public figures of Peru, Carlos Alcántara tells his origins beginning from just a normal guy to the great "Pataclaun" and more characters.
 
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¡Asu Mare! 2 (2015)
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Follows Machin's conflicted relationships with his girlfriend Emilia and with his best friend Culicich. (100 mins.)
 
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Don't Tell Anyone (1998)
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Based on the alleged autobiography of gay peruvian talk show host Jaime Bailey. Joaquin, a young man from the high class of Lima... (120 mins.)
 
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Under the Skin (1996)
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Passion, criminal instincts an traditions melt together in this film, that shakes our conception of crime. (112 mins.)
 
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What the Eye Doesn't See (2003)
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Through out six different and yet parallel stories that take place during the corrupted goverment during the 90s in Peru, Lombardi tells the moral decomposition that ran through all classes and generations of the peruvian society. (95 mins.)
 
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The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)
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The dramatization of a motorcycle road trip Che Guevara went on in his youth that showed him his life's calling. (126 mins.)
Director: Walter Salles
 
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Death at Dawn (1977)
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The last hours of a famous criminal named the Monster, who raped and killed a young kid. But some how, despiste all the facts and the proof against him, he seems to be innocent
 
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Eight Hundred Leagues Down the Amazon (1993)
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Outlaw Joam Garral makes a clandestine journey down the crocodile and piranha infested Amazon river to attend his daughter's marriage...
Director: Luis Llosa
 
21.
Fire on the Amazon (1993)
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In Bolivia's Amazon basin, corporate cattle ranches are replacing the rain forest. When Santos, charismatic leader of the union of rubber tappers... (87 mins.)
Director: Luis Llosa
 
22.
The Green Wall (1969)
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A young couple forsakes their urban existence for life in the exciting but dangerous Peruvian jungle. (110 mins.)
 
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Fitzcarraldo (1982)
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The story of Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald, an extremely determined man who intends to build an opera house in the middle of a jungle. (158 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
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Sniper (1993)
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A US Marine sniper is partnered with a SWAT member to take out rebel leaders in the jungles of Panama. (98 mins.)
Director: Luis Llosa
 
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The Specialist (1994)
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A woman entices a bomb expert she's involved with into destroying the mafia that killed her family. (110 mins.)
Director: Luis Llosa
 
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Anaconda (1997)
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A "National Geographic" film crew is taken hostage by an insane hunter, who takes them along on his quest to capture the world's largest - and deadliest - snake. (89 mins.)
Director: Luis Llosa
 
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Miracles Still Happen (1974)
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A seventeen-year-old girl is the sole survivior of a plane crash in the Amazon. (87 mins.)
 
28.
The Celestine Prophecy (2006)
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An adaptation of James Redfield's novel about the search for a sacred manuscript in the Peruvian rain forest. (99 mins.)
 
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Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)
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In the 16th century, the ruthless and insane Don Lope de Aguirre leads a Spanish expedition in search of El Dorado. (95 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
30.
The Royal Hunt of the Sun (1969)
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The Spanish explorer Pizarro captures the Inca god-chief Atahualpa and promises to free him upon the delivery of a hoard of gold... (121 mins.)
Director: Irving Lerner
 
31.
Max Is Missing (1995 TV Movie)
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12-year-old Max accompanies his family on a vacation to ancient Incan ruins. While there he discovers an ancient and valuable mask. Suddenly the trip becomes lots more exciting, and dangerous. (95 mins.)
Director: Mark Griffiths
 
32.
Secret of the Incas (1954)
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An adventurer searchers for hidden treasure in the Peruvian jungles. (100 mins.)
Director: Jerry Hopper
 
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Paper Dove (2003)
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Juan, a young man convicted of terrorism, is given amnesty from a Lima prison; he boards a bus to return home and... (90 mins.)
 
35.
Madeinusa (2006)
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Madeinusa is a 14-year old girl who comes of age during the Easter festivities of her tiny, isolated village. (100 mins.)
Director: Claudia Llosa
 
36.
The Milk of Sorrow (2009)
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Fausta is suffering from a rare disease called the Milk of Sorrow, which is transmitted through the... (95 mins.)
Director: Claudia Llosa
 
37.
Gregorio (1982)
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A kid and his family move from the laid back Peruvian Sierra to the relentless capital city. (85 mins.)
 
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Juliana (1989)
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Juliana tells the story of a little girl who dresses like a boy to join a gang that her brother is in... (94 mins.)
 
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Go, Run, Fly (1996)
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In 1992, on a marginalized street of Lima (Peru), two teenagers - Gregorio, and Juliana struggle to... (90 mins.)
 
40.
The City and the Dogs (1985)
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Four angry cadets have formed an inner circle in an attempt to beat the system and ward off the boredom... (135 mins.)
 
41.
City of M (2000)
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After exhausting all legal channels in his search for a job, "M" struggles with the decision of whether or not to enter a life of crime by helping his friends deliver drugs to Miami. (102 mins.)
 
42.
Red Ink (2000)
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Alfonso wants to be a writer, but he decides to practice as a journalist. When he is assigned to the crime section of a newspaper, he will witness the dirty world of Peruvian tabloids. (121 mins.)
 
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Alias 'La Gringa' (1991)
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The escapades of the real life criminal "La Gringa" (92 mins.)
Director: Alberto Durant
 
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Tarata (2009)
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A dysfunctional middle-class Lima family suffers the consequences of a terrorist attack. (100 mins.)
 
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Black Butterfly (2006)
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A Peruvian schoolteacher conspires with a journalist to assassinate the official responsible for her fiancé's murder. (118 mins.)
 
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Doble juego (2004)
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Unbeknownst to them, a handful of people are brought together by a crafty swindler, only to eagerly conspire against one another for the promise of a lucrative reward. (93 mins.)
Director: Chicho Durant
 
49.
Django: la otra cara (2002)
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20 years ago, he was the most wanted bank robber... now, he's just a legend.
 
50.
The Prize (2009)
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A humble rural teacher travels to Lima to collect his lottery winnings and meet the son he has not seen in years. No one could predict how this would permanently change their lives. (92 mins.)
Director: Alberto Durant
 
51.
Captain Pantoja and the Special Services (2000)
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The Peruvian army captain Pantaleon Pantoja, a very serious and efficient officer, is chosen by his... (137 mins.)
 
52.
Caídos del cielo (1990)
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(121 mins.)
 
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La boca del lobo (1988)
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The Peruvian anti-terrorist army takes control of a far away and unknown small village isolated in the Andes by the terrorist militia "Sendero Luminoso" (Shining Path), during the dirty war in Peru at 80's decade. (128 mins.)
 
54.
Broom Flower (2004)
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In the age of terrorism a landowner is forced to leave his farm and take with her daughter with him...
Director: Martin Landeo
 
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Without Compassion (1994)
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Based on Dostoyevsky's 'Crime and Punishment': Ramón is a lonely laws student that lives in a rented room and thinks he has committed the perfect crime, but can't stand the consequences. A story of irrationality, anxiety and suffering. (120 mins.)
 
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Cuentos inmorales (1978)
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There are four stories: 1. Family Intrigue: in a traditional house of the Lima bourgeoisie, a child... (115 mins.)
 
58.
Polvo enamorado (2003)
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When she was 17 years old, Natalia married Married Don Matias, following her parents desires. But it wasnt until father Santiago arrive to this little town that Natalia felt in love for the very first time. (105 mins.)
Director: Luis Barrios
 
59.
Days of Santiago (2004)
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Santiago, a retired soldier who fought for his country, Peru, find it hard to adjust back to society while dealing with PTSD and family problems. (83 mins.)
Director: Josué Méndez
 
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Courage (1999)
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(112 mins.)
Director: Alberto Durant
 
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Abisa a los compañeros (1980)
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(98 mins.)
 
63.
Máncora (2008)
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An adventure drama that tells the story of Santiago, a 22-year old from Lima. Following his father's suicide... (100 mins.)
 
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Gods (2008)
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Elisa--the soon-to-be-wife of a wealthy industrialist--is eager to shed her working-class background... (120 mins.)
Director: Josué Méndez
 
65.
The Good Bastard (2001)
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Period film. A half breed Spanish-Indian soldier returns to Peru from Europe in 1618 to find a document that can prove he is not illegitimate (130 mins.)
 
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Rosa de Lima (1961)
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(98 mins.)
 
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Fray Martin de Porres (2007 Video)
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(101 mins.)
 
68.
Al filo de la ley (2015)
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They betrayed the mafia, to live they changed their identities, today after 20 years they are back as police undercover in the most dangerous Peruvian drug cartel. (105 mins.)
 
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Cementerio General (2013)
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Set in Iquitos, the story follows Andrea (Airam Galliani), a 15-years-ago teenage girl, who suffers the death of her father... (88 mins.)
 
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Watchers III (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.0/10 X  
When a new and dangerous "Outsider" chases an intelligent golden retriever in the South American jungles, Terror grips a team of ex-Military convicts sent to capture the creature. (84 mins.)
Director: Jeremy Stanford