After witnessing the arrest of her father for publishing "subversive" material against the dictatorship of Porfirio Díaz, Valentina escapes taking a sack of gold coins with her in order to ... See full summary »
Ana Claudia Talancón,
Episodic look at the life of Cuban poet and novelist, Reinaldo Arenas (1943-1990), from his childhood in Oriente province to his death in New York City. He joins Castro's rebels. By 1964, ... See full summary »
Olatz López Garmendia
On a lark in Tijuana, a carefree Brazilian art student crosses paths with a brooding Mexican journalist, sparking a cascade of events across both Mexico and Brazil. As Dolores and Damián discover an intimate love and a mysterious spiritual heritage, they struggle with ever more costly choices.
Early morning in the oat fields of Carranco, Ramón runs into the dead body of his secret teenage love Adela. After he covers her naked body with his shirt, the gossip in town is that ... See full summary »
I saw this film in an art house in Dublin, Ireland. It represents a coming of age story that smacks of Y Tu Mama Tambien. It is in your face sexuality of a teen trying to come to grips with the world. It doesn't surprise me that many people haven't seen the film, and I am surprised strong stories like these every see the light of day. On the other hand, it details the emergence of a young man as an individual, separate from his parents, defining himself. I would really like to see more from this director as well as be able to get this film on DVD.
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