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1.
Daniel and Ana (2009)
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Daniel and Ana, brother and sister, best friends. Both are at pivotal, defining moments in their contented lives... (90 mins.)
Director: Michel Franco
 
2.
Contra el viento (1990)
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Juan flees Madrid and an incestuous relationship with his sister, Ana, working at a mine on the Andalucian coast... (95 mins.)
 
3.
En la cama (2005)
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Can strangers connect? Can casual sex become something else? In Santiago, Daniela and Bruno, both about 30... (85 mins.)
Director: Matías Bize
 
4.
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.)
 
5.
Nubes de verano (2004)
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A married couple spend their summer holidays in a beach town. Little do they realize that a local Lothario hatches a plan to seduce the wife away from her husband. (100 mins.)
Director: Felipe Vega
 
6.
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.)
 
7.
Sexo con Amor (2003)
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A group of parents who have gathered to debate the sexual education schooling of their fourth grade children are forced to re-examine their own views of sex. (108 mins.)
Director: Boris Quercia
 
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Privates Lives (2001)
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Carmen Uranga is a 42 year-old woman who after 20 years jurisdiction of her native country (Argentina)... (97 mins.)
Director: Fito Páez
 
10.
La pasión turca (1994)
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Desideria, a married Spanish woman who has a quite boring and hidden sex-life, goes to Istanbul where she meets Yaman, a Turkish tourist guide, who makes her discover new physical experiences. (112 mins.)
Director: Vicente Aranda
 
11.
Dona Herlinda and Her Son (1985)
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Rodolfo (Trevino) is a young bachelor doctor who has a love affair with a younger music student, Ramon (Meza)... (90 mins.)
 
12.
To Die (Or Not) (2000)
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Seven individual stories ending with each character meeting their doom are replayed with alternate endings, showing how one slight shift of events can change their fate. (89 mins.)
Director: Ventura Pons
 
13.
Food of Love (2002)
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Paul, a handsome and talented music student is employed as the page-turner at one of the world famous pianist Kennington's concerts in San Francisco. (112 mins.)
Director: Ventura Pons
 
14.
Found Memories (2011)
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Each citizen of Jotuomba plays an integral role in village life. Madalena is responsible for baking... (98 mins.)
Director: Julia Murat
 
15.
The Education of Fairies (2006)
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In a time of crisis, a young boy tries to make sense of the fine line between fantasy and reality in this drama from Spain... (103 mins.)
 
16.
The Maid (2009)
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A drama centered on a maid trying to hold on to her position after having served a family for 23 years. (95 mins.)
 
17.
After Lucia (2012)
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Alejandra and her dad Roberto have just moved to town. She is new at school, he has a new job. Starting over is sometimes complicated when you have left so much behind. (103 mins.)
Director: Michel Franco
 
18.
Villegas (2012)
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After a long time without seeing each other, two cousins, Esteban and Pipa, have to drive together to their grand-father's funeral in Villegas... (99 mins.)
Director: Gonzalo Tobal
 
19.
A Thousand Peace Clouds Encircle the Sky (2003)
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Gerardo, a 17-year old guy has just finished his relationship with Bruno and starts wandering hopeless through the streets of the city... (83 mins.)
 
20.
Long Sleepless Nights (2000)
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Bruno, a young prostitute on the streets of Mexico city, spends his free time yearning for his straight friend Umberto. When Umberto rejects him, Bruno reacts with his own violent and misguided actions... (50 mins.)
 
21.
Raging Sun, Raging Sky (2009)
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A story of love, sex and destiny, by director Julian Hernandez. Youthful Kieri and Ryo share a deep and passionate love for each other... (141 mins.)
 
22.
Like Water for Chocolate (1992)
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In a forgotten Mexico village Tita and Pedro fall in love, but their marriage is forbidden as to traditions... (105 mins.)
Director: Alfonso Arau
 
23.
Strawberry and Chocolate (1993)
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This Oscar nominated film is the story of two men who are opposites, one gay, the other straight, one a fierce communist, the other a fierce individualist, one suspicious, the other accepting, and how they come to love each other. (108 mins.)
 
24.
The Hosts (2012 Short Film)
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(16 mins.)
 
25.
Hombres felices (2001)
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"Hombres felices" es una comedia ácida sobre un grupo de hombres en busca de la felicidad. Hombres infantiles... (93 mins.)
 
26.
November (2003)
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Impelled by a spirit which still preserves a patina of idealism, Alfredo arrives in Madrid intent on creating "a performance which is freer... (104 mins.)
Director: Achero Mañas
 
27.
Strange (2003)
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The protagonist is Axel, aged about 40, a doctor who no longer practices his craft. He is living temporarily with his sister and her children... (88 mins.)
Director: Santiago Loza
 
28.
Doña Lupe (1985 Short Film)
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(30 mins.)
 
29.
The Weakness of the Bolshevik (2003)
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Based on a novel by Lorenzo Silva, this movie deals with the unusual and tragic relationship between... (95 mins.)
 
30.
Cambio de sexo (1977)
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Seventeen year old boy follows the painful path to discovering that he is transsexual (108 mins.)
Director: Vicente Aranda
 
31.
Porfirio (2011)
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An adult male, 155 centimeters tall, of dark complexion; presents frontal baldness, regular eyebrows... (101 mins.)
 
32.
Amador (2010)
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A drama centered on a young woman who takes a summer job caring for a bed-ridden older man, and the intimate secrets they begin to share with one another. (112 mins.)
 
33.
One More Time (2013)
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An 80-year-old actress returns to the small Chilean town of her youth to fulfill her father's dream of creating a TV channel in a place which has never known television. (82 mins.)
 
34.
Altiplano (2009)
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A former war photographer and her physician husband are caught up in a riot when locals in an Andean village vent their unhappiness with contamination from a nearby mine. (109 mins.)
 
35.
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
 
36.
Quemar las naves (2007)
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Eugenia is a former pop singer who is bedridden and dying of cancer. Her 19 year old daughter Helena... (100 mins.)
 
37.
Sexo, pudor y lágrimas (1999)
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This comedic drama features two young couples, and another couple of old friends who reenter the two couples lives... (109 mins.)
Director: Antonio Serrano
 
38.
Bad Habits (2007)
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Intertwining stories of abuse, adultery, and anorexia center around a family and with obsessed mother living in Mexico City. (103 mins.)
Director: Simón Bross
 
39.
You Owe Me One (2002 Short Film)
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A family of three, plus the maid and daughter's boyfriend look pretty normal on the outside. But in actuality... (12 mins.)
Director: Carlos Cuarón
 
40.
Miss Bala (2011)
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After entering a beauty contest in Tijuana, a young woman witnesses drug-related murders and is forced to do the gang's bidding. (113 mins.)
Director: Gerardo Naranjo
 
41.
Lake Tahoe (2008)
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A story of a teenager and the strange events that take place in his small town. (89 mins.)
 
42.
Matando Cabos (2004)
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A dark, offbeat comedy about a group of Mexico City teens embroiled in a kidnapping involving a retired wrestling legend and a parrot. (99 mins.)
 
43.
Violet Perfume: No One Is Listening (2001)
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A poignant and moving urban drama, focusing on the growing problem of sexual assault in Mexico City... (90 mins.)
Director: Maryse Sistach
 
44.
In the Open (2011)
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Elisa, a thirty-eight-year old woman, leaves for a week with her husband and young daughter on a vacation to a house in the country... (85 mins.)
Director: Hernán Belón
 
45.
It's Your Fault (2010)
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Are we what others see, or are we what we allow others to see? Most likely it is the view of others which delimits our own identity... (87 mins.)
Director: Anahí Berneri
 
46.
Mondays in the Sun (2002)
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This is the story of those who live as if every day was a constant Sunday, those who spend their Mondays in the sun. The story of people who worked in a dockyard but are now unemployed. (113 mins.)
 
47.
Live-In Maid (2004)
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A wealthy woman and her live-in housekeeper must adjust their entrenched routine and relationship when Buenos Aires is plunged into economic crisis., (83 mins.)
Director: Jorge Gaggero
 
48.
Sleep Tight (2011)
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You wake day after day to the comfort and security of your home. But how safe is it really? (102 mins.)
 
49.
The Life: What's Your Pleasure? (2004)
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An anthropology student exploring the nature of prostitution is drawn deeper into that profession than she ever expected. (87 mins.)
Director: Luna
 
50.
Roma (2004)
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Joaquín Góñez, a novelist in his sixties recalls his emotions, his wild years in Buenos Aires, the memories of old friends, the meaning of loyalty and the intimate relationship with his mother, Roma. (155 mins.)
 
51.
Lovers: A True Story (1991)
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Set in '50s Spain, a young man (Sanz) leaves the army and looks for a job so he and his fiancée (Verdu) can get married... (103 mins.)
Director: Vicente Aranda
 
52.
Butterfly (1999)
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For Moncho, it's an idyllic year: he starts school, he has a wonderful teacher, he makes a friend in Roque... (96 mins.)
 
53.
The Holy Innocents (1984)
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Spain, 1960s. People from a very poor family work in the country, at the service of a rich family of landowners... (107 mins.)
Director: Mario Camus
 
54.
That Obscure Object of Desire (1977)
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Recounted in flashback are the romantic perils of Mathieu, a middle-aged French sophisticate as he falls for his nineteen year-old former chambermaid Conchita. (102 mins.)
Director: Luis Bunuel
 
55.
The Day of the Beast (1995)
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A Catholic priest teams up with a Black Metal aficionado and an Italian connoisseur of the occult to avert the birth of the beast, and with it, the end of the world. (103 mins.)
 
56.
El Bola (2000)
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El Bola, a 12 year old boy a.k.a. "Pellet" is a 12 year old boy raised in a violent and sordid environment... (88 mins.)
Director: Achero Mañas
 
57.
Camino (2008)
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A girl faces love and death. (138 mins.)
Director: Javier Fesser
 
58.
The Orphanage (2007)
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A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage for handicapped children. Before long, her son starts to communicate with an invisible new friend. (105 mins.)
Director: J.A. Bayona
 
59.
Lucky Star (1997)
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Rafael witnesses Marina - a woman with a glass eye - being attacked on the street by Daniel; her long-time acquaintance since the orphanage... (110 mins.)
Director: Ricardo Franco
 
60.
Anguish (1987)
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A controlling mother uses telepathic powers to send her middle-aged son on a killing spree. (86 mins.)
Director: Bigas Luna
 
61.
The Method (2005)
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During IMF & World Bank Summit and demonstrations which upset Madrid, like other capitals, major corporation... (115 mins.)
 
62.
Wild Tango (1993)
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A biopic based on the life of one of the pioneer argentine rock stars 'Tanguito'. The movie tells the story of his rise and fall from grace, encompassed in violent times of a military regime. (124 mins.)
 
63.
Las viudas de los jueves (2009)
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In a gated community, where everyone seems to have it all, secrets start to come out. (122 mins.)
 
64.
Kamchatka (2002)
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The film is seen through the eyes of a ten-year-old boy, Harry (Matías del Pozo), who does not know... (106 mins.)
 
65.
Ismael (2013)
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An 8-year-old boy tracks down his father. (106 mins.)
 
66.
Ashes of Paradise (1997)
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A judge falls from the roof of the Federal Courthouse. A woman is murdered. Between them and the three... (116 mins.)
 
67.
Wild Horses (1995)
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A road movie that begins when a man tries to rob a bank and the bank's clerk, a yuppie, pretends the thief has kidnapped him to help him run away... (122 mins.)
 
68.
Waiting (2002)
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In Montevideo, Sonja cares for her invalid mother, works in a garment factory, and has little going for her... (72 mins.)
Director: Aldo Garay
 
69.
El pasado (2007)
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A couple decides to split after 12 years together. The man (Bernal) find it easy to move on, but difficult to prevent his ex from hounding him, or the new women in his life. (114 mins.)
Director: Hector Babenco
 
70.
In This Tricky Life (2001)
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Montevideo, Uruguay. In this comedic drama, Elisa, 27, dreams of opening her own hairdressing salon... (103 mins.)
 
71.
Common Ground (2002)
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In Buenos Aires, a few days before traveling to Spain with his beloved wife Liliana Rovira to visit their son Pedro... (108 mins.)
 
72.
Belle de Jour (1967)
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A frigid young housewife decides to spend her midweek afternoons as a prostitute. (100 mins.)
Director: Luis Bunuel
 
73.
The Exterminating Angel (1962)
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The guests at an upper-class dinner party find themselves unable to leave. (95 mins.)
Director: Luis Buñuel
 
74.
Lost Embrace (2004)
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In Buenos Aires, the twenty and something year old Jewish-Argentinean Ariel Makaroff has left the University... (99 mins.)
Director: Daniel Burman
 
75.
Chinese Take-Out (2011)
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In Buenos Aires, the bitter and methodic Roberto is a lonely man and the owner of a hardware store.... (93 mins.)
 
76.
Drama/Mex (2006)
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Two interlaced stories unfold over the course of the same long, hot day in the once lush and now decadent resort town of Acapulco... (93 mins.)
Director: Gerardo Naranjo
 
77.
Old Cats (2010)
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Isadora (Belgica Castro) and Enrique (Alejandro Sievking) live a comfortable life. They have a modest... (89 mins.)
 
78.
The Well (2013)
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(79 mins.)
Director: Michael Rowe
 
79.
Folle... folle... fólleme Tim! (1978)
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A poor girl works in a general store with a blind boyfriend playing guitar. He becomes famous and she also becomes blind. (90 mins.)
 
80.
Lokas (2008)
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Charly is a homophobic man who discovers that Mario, his own father, is gay. Against his will, Charly have to deal with the tender relationship that Mario develops with his grandson Pedro. (90 mins.)
 
81.
A Useful Life (2010)
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A movie-theater employee adjusts to a new life after the cinema he worked at for over 25 years is forced to shut down. (67 mins.)
Director: Federico Veiroj
 
82.
Acné (2008)
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At the age of 13, Rafael Bregman has already lost his virginity, but has never kissed a girl. With his pimple-riddled face... (87 mins.)
Director: Federico Veiroj
 
83.
Dreams from the Middle of the World (2001)
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A bus called Sueños (Dreams) links three modern-day tales set in exotic Ecuador - the equator-straddling...
 
84.
A Place in the World (1992)
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Mario and Ana, in voluntary exile from Buenos Aires, live in a remote Argentine valley with their 12-year-old son Ernesto... (120 mins.)
 
85.
The Disco of Love (1980)
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(90 mins.)
 
86.
Time for Revenge (1981)
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A union organizing demolition worker and a friend of his decide to blackmail the corrupt company they work for setting up a fake accident... (112 mins.)
 
87.
Alma mater (2004)
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34-year-old Pamela is a small and shy woman. She works at the cash register of a supermarket. She attends... (100 mins.)
Director: Álvaro Buela
 
88.
Martin (Hache) (1997)
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19-year-old Argentina Martin has a nearly fatal drug overdose. After that his mother sends him to Madrid, where his film director father (also called Martin) lives with his new much younger lover Alicia and gay actor friend Dante. (123 mins.)
 
89.
Crane World (1999)
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The portrait of a man and his attempts to make things up with life after losing his job. (90 mins.)
Director: Pablo Trapero
 
90.
Bad Day to Go Fishing (2009)
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Jacob van Oppen, the former strongest man on earth, and his manager Orsini, who calls himself "the Prince"... (110 mins.)
 
91.
Lovesickness (2007)
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A three-part look at the ironies of love, with stories that involve a young boy, a hostage situation, and a divorced elderly couple caught in a love triangle. (81 mins.)
 
92.
The Pope's Toilet (2007)
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A small South American village is in a flurry over the Pope's 1988 visit. (90 mins.)
 
93.
Burnt Money (2000)
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Nene & Angel and their accomplice Cuervo participate in a botched bank robbery in 1965 Buenos Aires, then hide out from the police in Uruguay while the gang breaks down. (125 mins.)
 
94.
The Man Next Door (2009)
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A small incident over two neighbors common wall sparks a conflict which affects the intimacy of the view over the chimney; the protagonist sparks a conflict and with paranoiac obsession destroys everyday life. (110 mins.)
 
95.
Carancho (2010)
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In Argentina over 8,000 people die in traffic accidents every year. Behind each of these tragedies is... (107 mins.)
Director: Pablo Trapero
 
96.
Cousinhood (2011)
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Three cousins travel to the village where they spent summer vacations as kids. (98 mins.)
 
97.
Familia (1996)
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Santiago wakes up like any other morning. He goes down to the kitchen and his whole family is waiting for him: it's his birthday... (98 mins.)
 
98.
Dark Blue Almost Black (2006)
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Just as his childhood sweetheart Natalia returns, his infertile brother Antonio asks Jorge to impregnate Paula, Antonio's imprisoned girlfriend. (105 mins.)
 
99.
Used Parts (2007)
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Ivan, a 14-year old boy, lives with his uncle Jaime, a mediocre dealer of used car parts. Both of them... (95 mins.)
 
100.
Nora's Will (2008)
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This story begins when Jose finds out that Nora, the woman he'd been married to for 30 years and then divorced... (92 mins.)