Karl Åge and Regitze host a summer garden party for close friends, their son, and his family. Karl Åge is quiet, detached; Regitze is spirited, lively. He thinks back: love at first sight ... See full summary »
Consists of five stories: "Dios los cría...", dealing with brothers' rivalry for an inheritance; "Negocio redondo", about a lawyer selling a property to the Catholic church with guilty ... See full summary »
Pedro Juan Figueroa
Aging opera singer Joachim Dallayrac retires from the stage and retreats to the countryside to school two young singers, Sophie and Jean. Although the rigorous training takes its toll on ... See full summary »
José van Dam,
Biography of Camille Claudel. Sister of writer Paul Claudel, her enthusiasm impresses already-famous sculptor Auguste Rodin. He hires her as an assistant, but soon Camille begins to sculpt ... See full summary »
After many years of absence in San Juan, Paco, a young business man out of work, meets succesful Nicolás, an old friend from a fraternity. Nicolás invites him to his house, where Paco meets... See full summary »
Old Thorgeir must leave his home far off in the Icelandic 'countryside' and move into a home for senior citizens in Reykjavik. There he meets an old friend from his childhood, Stella. ... See full summary »
Tommaso Scalia is a man who commits three murders: he killed his superior who sacked him, he kills the man who replaced him, and he kills his own wife. He wants a quick trial and an early ... See full summary »
Gian Maria Volontè,
Santiago, a retired accountant, casually meets Angelina during one of his daily walks in Old San Juan. They soon become friends, even though she refuses to give out any personal information. Written by
Juana del Pueblo
Lo que le paso a Santiago was the first and only Puerto Rican motion picture to be nominated for an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film. The movie lost the Oscar to the powerhouse movie, Cinema Paradiso. Directed by the renowned director, Jacobo Morales; tells the story of a elderly widowed man, Santiago (played by late Tommy Muñiz) who was forcedly retired from his 40 year job and was left to take care of his drug addict son Eddie (played by Rene Monclova). Without work, Santiago takes walks on the parks and keeps busy by making a daily routine of his life. Sad and lonely, he walks through the park watching his life go by. But one day he meets a beautiful and enigmatic woman by the name of Angelina (played by Gladys Rodriguez). Intrigued but disturb by her mystery, he hires a private detective to investigate her.
The movie is a wonderful story about how love finds us in the most unexpected way, no matter the age. I would recommend this movie, but unfortunately, this movie has not been produced on DVD and it's almost impossible to find on VHS. Last time I saw this film was more than 18 years ago. I hope that some production company produce and distributes this classic on DVD. It's a real shame that this Puerto Rican gem is not accessible to moviegoers.
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