Marcelino is an orphan who grows up in a monastery. One day when he eats his small meal in a room full of old things he gives a piece of his bread to an old wooden Jesus figure - and indeed... See full summary »
This study of Cuba--partially written by renowned poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko--captures the island just before it made the transition to a post-revolutionary society. Moving from city to ... See full summary »
Macabea has just moved to the big city after her aunt, who raised her, died. She gets a job as a typist and moves into a boarding house with three other women. In her spare time she listens... See full summary »
Francesca and Walter are two-bit criminals in Northern Italy, and, in an effort to avoid the police, Francesca joins a group of women rice workers. She meets the voluptuous peasant rice ... See full summary »
During the war in Afghanistan a Soviet tank crew commanded by a tyrannical officer find themselves lost and in a struggle against a band of Mujahadeen guerrillas in the mountains. A unique ... See full summary »
La Gran Fiesta, " The Great Party", The Great Ball" or " The last Dance" , is one of the best Puerto Rican productions. It was Puerto Rico's candidate to the Oscars in 1985. It has great color, great photography, great music and a great historical script. This is one of my favorite Puerto Rican movies. It is very difficult to find it. Do any of you know where I can find a copy of it. This is a great movie. In this movie you can find some mysteries of the Puerto Rican dilemma, politics and culture. It contains an excellent representation of the struggle of Puerto Rico between two cultures, the Spaniard and the American. A VERY INTERESTING MOVIE! As far as I know the movie was last years showed in a cinema festival in Chile.
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