The story of an obsessive relationship between a young French woman and an older Bolivian man. Their unusual romance, like the country in which they live, is transforming, sometimes violent and difficult to understand.
Mein Kampf's powerful influence on a modern American woman affects her mental perception of herself to the point that she assumes the personage of Hitler's mistress Eva Braun, and is ... See full summary »
After a long journey, Lila, arrives home. She immediately finds herself experiencing three extremely intense moments. An encounter with an Iranian, a personal break-up and a confrontation with young Eurocrats with transform her life.
Manah De Pauw,
Tatiana thought she was going to America to be an au pair girl, but instead is trafficked and forced into an underground world of sexual servitude. A chance meeting with Diana, an actress, changes both their lives.
Extreme urban violence reigns in Argentina. Senator Beccar Varela rises as the only way to stop violence with his "zero tolerance" politic. People doesn't suspect that Beccar is the head of... See full summary »
Leandro De la Torre,
Francisco Pérez Laguna
Maria Francisca, a wealthy young heiress and her friend Mariana De Castro, a young protestant widow, are accused of witchcraft and taken before the Inquisition. Maleficarum is the story of Francisca, a wealthy orphan and Mariana, her widowed protestant friend, who live surrounded by a town in which they are the center of hostile gossip. Francisco Verdugo, the Inquisitor, has his own ambitions. He has his greedy eyes on the orphan heiress's properties, but he needs a pretext. A confrontation in the street among a group of girls gives him the perfect excuse to arrest Mariana and Francisca and enchain them in the horror chambers of the Inquisition, leading them to a frightful end as they are convicted of witchcraft. Written by
A wealthy orphan (an adult, but whose parents have died and is as yet, unmarried - so, in that period, unprotected) befriends another woman who has lost her husband and is now a homeless widow. Their relationship has lesbian elements - which of course are "beyond the pale" in the era; additionally, the friend is "horror of horrors" - a Lutheran - in other words - a heretic! And the orphan is wealthy... The Inquisition steps in soon enough and when the two women prove 'uncooperative'- this film pulls no punches. The film shows both how the two women are slowly but surely broken in graphic detail and, showing interviews the inquisitors have with various witnesses, also how the common beliefs of the time justified it. The torture is shown historically accurately being done to the women's totally nude bodies...
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