In 1960, José del Carmen Valenzuela Torres, from the small town of Nahueltoro in Chile, brutally murdered Rosa Rivas Acuña and her five children. This classic film of the Latin American ... See full summary »
Two friends take two prostitutes for a night of pleasure. But the night turns out to be frustrating for all involved, as much bitterness is revealed in their conversation and attitudes, ... See full summary »
Based on a pre-war murder case of the Malisz couple. They end up committing a petty robbery and a sordid murder. He is an illustrator who is not used by a climbing architect. His folks ... See full summary »
Vienna, at the height of the Great Depression. Like so many others, Hans has no work, no money, nowhere to live. Having lost his livelihood as a taxi driver, he decides that the only ... See full summary »
Tomiko is a conductor in a rural bus driven by the handsome Niitaka. Tomiko had received a letter from her best friend Tsuyako, a conductor in another bus company, just after Tsuyako was ... See full summary »
Jacob Cotten is a rich banker, quickly approaching his 60th birthday. He is concerned that none of his sons are willing to or able to be in charge of the bank. One is a spoiled parasite ... See full summary »
Wang Shuangli is Deputy Director of the local Cultural Centre, and hopes to be appointed Director. However Old Ma is brought in from the country and installed as Director. This starts a ... See full summary »
Given that Chilean movie industry is a small one(no more than 5 or 6 films per year, and in a good year) and most of the movies are completely forgettable, this one shines among the others, of course. It has becomes a 'classic', and probably deserves it. One the few movies (if not the only one) about Chilean way of life in the countryside, with all the prejudices, contradictions and people playing the guitar that everybody could expect. A great movie? No. French cinema, Italian cinema, even American, have hundreds of good movies like this one, showing ordinary people, rich guys ruling, teenagers suffering. Watch it, if you like this kind of cinema. If you are expecting a masterpiece, well...
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