Most Popular Quechua-Language Feature Films
1. Salt and Fire (2016)
98 min | Thriller
A scientist blames the head of a large company for an ecological disaster in South America. But when a volcano begins to show signs of erupting, they must unite to avoid a disaster.
2. The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)
R | 126 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The dramatization of a motorcycle road trip Che Guevara went on in his youth that showed him his life's calling.
Votes: 83,766 | Gross: $16.76M
4. The Debt (2015)
99 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Set against the backdrop of an international finance deal in New York and Peru, Oliver's Deal is an intense political drama which explores how far people will go to get what they want.
5. Even the Rain (2010)
Unrated | 103 min | Drama, History
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.
Votes: 9,966 | Gross: $0.56M
6. The Dancer Upstairs (2002)
R | 132 min | Drama, Thriller, Crime
A police detective in a South American country is dedicated to hunting down a revolutionary guerilla leader.
Votes: 5,587 | Gross: $2.37M
7. The Milk of Sorrow (2009)
94 min | Drama, Music
Fausta is suffering from a rare disease called the Milk of Sorrow, which is transmitted through the breast milk of pregnant women who were abused or raped during or soon after pregnancy. ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,622 | Gross: $0.01M
10. Holiday (2014)
82 min | Drama
A drama set in turbulent, turn-of-the-millennium Ecuador and centered on a young man who begins to develop complicated feelings for Juano after he saves him from a beating.
11. Nazareno Cruz and the Wolf (1975)
92 min | Drama, Horror, Fantasy
Nazareno Cruz is the seventh son of a couple living in a high mountain village. According to a myth, a seventh son will become a wolf on nights of the full moon. Everyone in the village is ... See full summary »
12. Altiplano (2009)
109 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 607 | Gross: $0.00M
13. Wounded Animals (2006)
94 min | Drama
Animals, when they've been wounded, lick themselves where it hurts. Nonetheless, they also pick themselves up and keep going; wounded, but still alive.
14. Blood of the Condor (1969)
70 min | Crime, Drama
The reaction of an indigenous community against a group of foreigners who under the guise of development assistance are forcibly sterilizing the peasant women.
15. Kukuli (1961)
63 min | Drama
Kukuli, a young llama herder, leaves her grandparents in the countryside of Cusco to attend the Feast of Mamacha Carmen in the town of Paucartambo.
18. Postales (2010)
80 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
"Postales" (Postcards) is a multicultural story of innocence and understanding despite the barriers of language, poverty, cultural confusion and a rapidly globalizing world. In the streets ... See full summary »
19. The Gift of Pachamama (2008)
Kunturi is a 13-year old boy living a traditional life with his family near Uyuni, a salt lake. They cut bricks of salt by hand, which they use to exchange for other products of the the ... See full summary »
23. Amigomío (1994)
115 min | Drama
A young father takes his son on a journey away from Buenos Aires and through the strange and wondrous world of rural South America. The man is unemployed and separated from the boy's mother... See full summary »
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