This films tells the true story of seven teenagers who agitated for reduced student bus fares under two different regimes in Argentina, with tragic results. At first succeeding under the ... See full summary »
Alejo García Pintos,
When the retired seventy-seven years old hypochondriac widower Fred moves to an apartment in Madrid, his temperamental daughter Cuca has an incident with his next door neighbor, the elder ... See full summary »
Mario and Ana, in voluntary exile from Buenos Aires, live in a remote Argentine valley with their 12-year-old son Ernesto. Mario runs a school and a wool cooperative; Ana, a doctor, heads a... See full summary »
A couple of friends work for a taxi driver to rob his passengers, but they feel like they're getting ripped off. They decide to plan their own robberies, but they are amateurs and things ... See full summary »
Bear has never gotten over the separation from his wife and daughter after having been convicted for armed robbery and homicide and sent to prison. Now he is out, to finally get his cut of ... See full summary »
Israel Adrián Caetano
A woman in her late-twenties called Silvia Prieto wants to improve herself. Her discovery of a second person also called Silvia Prieto will change her life forever. Maybe not the changes she hoped for.
This movie is, by far the best argentine comedy ever filmed (OK, it does share that title with ESPERANDO LA CARROZA). Don't pay any attention to the rating: this story about a pregnant 18-year old girl, just rush out of high school and about to enter college, who has her so self-called "liberal and moderns" parents thinking she's a sweet little virginal angel, when she's in fact cheeding in her stupid boyfriend (who she is not sleeping with) with half the neighborhood. Alejandro Doria, who also directed ESPERANDO LA CARROZA, makes the film adaptiation of the stageplay by the same name one of the most brutal critics to the argentine middle-clase hipocresy, and to the family in general. It also has an incredible amount of fabolous, and completely halarious performances by Andrea del Boca, playing the Lidia, the pregnant girl, Norma Aleandro (who you might now from the 1984 best foreign picture Oscar winner THE OFFICIAL STORY, or from her rol in GABY, A TRUE STORY, wich gives her a nomination for supporting actress in 1987) as her mother, Luis Brandoni as her father, Dario Grandinetti as her innocent boyfriend, Federico Luppi as the father of the baby, Verónica Llinás as an silent maid, and many more. If you want to see a good argentine movie that will also make you think, you definitely have to go to the closest international video store and get this movie.
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