Spanish movies - películas de España

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1.
Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
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In the falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world. (118 mins.)
 
2.
Live Flesh (1997)
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After leaving jail, Víctor is still in love with Elena, but she's married to the former cop -now basketball player- who became paralysed by a shot from Víctor's gun... (103 mins.)
Director: Pedro Almodovar
 
3.
Even the Rain (2010)
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As a director and his crew shoot a controversial film about Christopher Columbus in Cochabamba, Bolivia, local people rise up against plans to privatize the water supply. (103 mins.)
Director: Icíar Bollaín
 
4.
Land and Freedom (1995)
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David is an unemployed communist that comes to Spain in 1937 during the civil war to enroll the republicans and defend the democracy against the fascists. He makes friends between the soldiers. (109 mins.)
Director: Ken Loach
“ An UK/Spain/Germany/Italy production. ” - guisreis
 
5.
Chico & Rita (2010)
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Chico is a young piano player with big dreams. Rita is a beautiful singer with an extraordinary voice. Music and romantic desire unites them, but their journey - in the tradition of the Latin ballad, the bolero - brings heartache and torment. (94 mins.)
 
6.
Snow White (2012)
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A twist on the Snow White fairy tale that is set in 1920s Seville and centered on a female bullfighter. (104 mins.)
Director: Pablo Berger
 
7.
All About My Mother (1999)
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Young Esteban wants to become a writer and also to discover the identity of his father, carefully concealed by his mother Manuela. (101 mins.)
 
8.
Mad Love (2001)
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The love story who transformed Juana, Queen of Spain, into Juana "The mad". A story of passions, lies and jealousy with a politic fight behind. (115 mins.)
Director: Vicente Aranda
 
9.
El Crimen Perfecto (The Perfect Crime) (2004)
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An ambitious salesman will do anything for that big promotion he's been chasing, but inevitably, he will learn that there is no such thing as the perfect crime. (105 mins.)
 
10.
Tad, the Lost Explorer (2012)
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Tad is a celebrity archeologist and adventurer just like his hero Max Mordon... in his dreams! In reality... (92 mins.)
Director: Enrique Gato
 
12.
The Flower of My Secret (1995)
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Leo Macias writes sentimental novels with great success but hidden under a pseudonym, Amanda Gris. She... (103 mins.)
 
13.
Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
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Two girlfriends on a summer holiday in Spain become enamored with the same painter, unaware that his ex-wife, with whom he has a tempestuous relationship, is about to re-enter the picture. (96 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
“ Half Spanish. ” - guisreis
 
14.
Volver (2006)
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After her death, a mother returns to her home town in order to fix the situations she couldn't resolve during her life. (121 mins.)
 
15.
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.)
 
16.
Che: Part One (2008)
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In 1956, Ernesto 'Che' Guevara and a band of Castro-led Cuban exiles mobilize an army to topple the regime of dictator Fulgencio Batista. (134 mins.)
“ This is a France/Spain/USA production. ” - guisreis
 
17.
108 (2010 Documentary)
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Of all my uncles, Rodolfo was the only one who didn't want to be a blacksmith like my grandfather: He wanted to be a dancer... (93 mins.)
“ A Catalan movie made by Paraguayans in Paraguay. ” - guisreis
 
18.
Bad Education (2004)
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An examination on the effect of Franco-era religious schooling and sexual abuse on the lives of two longtime friends. (106 mins.)
 
19.
Broken Embraces (2009)
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Harry Caine, a blind writer, reaches this moment in time when he has to heal his wounds from 14 years back. He was then still known by his real name, Mateo Blanco, and directing his last movie. (127 mins.)
 
20.
Garra Charrúa (2012 Short Film)
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Diego is a Uruguayan child who has just arrived in Barcelona. Andrés, the class bully, will stop him from integrating in the group. Diego will challenge him with a football match, believing in the strength of the "Garra Charrúa". (12 mins.)
Director: Felipe Bravo
 
21.
Miel de naranjas (2012)
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Henry grows tired of witnessing injustices, and he engages in risky actions. (100 mins.)
Director: Imanol Uribe
 
22.
The Passenger (1975)
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A frustrated war correspondent, unable to find the war he's been asked to cover, takes the risky path of co-opting the I.D. of a dead arms dealer acquaintance. (126 mins.)
“ An Italian-Spanish-French production with a lot of footage in Spain. ” - guisreis
 
23.
The Sea Inside (2004)
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The factual story of Spaniard Ramon Sampedro, who fought a thirty-year campaign in favor of euthanasia and his own right to die. (125 mins.)
 
24.
Room in Rome (2010)
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A hotel room in the center of Rome serves as the setting for two young and recently acquainted women to have a physical adventure that touches their very souls. (109 mins.)
Director: Julio Medem
 
25.
The Machinist (2004)
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An industrial worker who hasn't slept in a year begins to doubt his own sanity. (101 mins.)
Director: Brad Anderson
“ Although spoken in English, this film is Spanish. ” - guisreis
 
26.
Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1989)
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An unbalanced but alluring former mental patient takes a porn star prisoner in the hopes of convincing her to marry him. (101 mins.)
 
27.
Un lugar mejor (2013 Short Film)
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Thimbo wants to be a football player. Malik dreams of managing his own business. Demba just thinks of going to a better place. (3 mins.)
 
28.
Truman (2015)
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Julián receives an unexpected visit from his friend Tomás, who lives in Canada. The two men, accompanied by Julián's faithful dog, Truman, will share emotional and surprising moments prompted by Julián's complicated situation. (108 mins.)
Director: Cesc Gay
 
29.
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988)
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Pepas's lover, Iván, leaves her and she tries to contact him to find out why he's left. In her search for Iván... (88 mins.)
 
30.
The Devil's Backbone (2001)
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After Carlos - a 12-year-old whose father has died in the Spanish Civil War - arrives at an ominous boys' orphanage, he discovers the school is haunted and has many dark secrets that he must uncover. (106 mins.)
 
31.
Talk to Her (2002)
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Two men share an odd friendship while they care for two women who are both in deep comas. (112 mins.)
 
32.
The Skin I Live In (2011)
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A brilliant plastic surgeon, haunted by past tragedies, creates a type of synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession. (120 mins.)
 
33.
Scorpion in Love (2013)
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A young fighter, member of a neo-Nazi group, finds true love and with it, a new purpose in life. (100 mins.)
 
34.
Tuck Me In (2014 Short Film)
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Alex asks his father to tuck him in, but that's not the only thing he asks for. (1 mins.)
 
35.
Tacones (1982)
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36.
Spanish Affair (2014)
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Rafael, a Sevillian who has never left Andalucia, decides to leave his homeland to follow Amaia, a Basque girl unlike other women whom he has ever known. (98 mins.)
 
37.
Lope (2010)
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A chronicle of the life of Lope de Vega, the Spanish playwright who dominated Spain's early Golden Age of theater. (106 mins.)
 
38.
Goya in Bordeaux (1999)
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Francisco Goya (1746-1828), deaf and ill, lives the last years of his life in voluntary exile in Bordeaux... (100 mins.)
Director: Carlos Saura