Three young and desperate inhabitants of Madrid attempt to rise above their circumstances by any means available to them in that sun-drenched city. This tight-knit trio must scramble when ... See full summary »
Juan Diego Botto,
EL PÁRAMO un comando especial de alta montaña compuesto por nueve experimentados soldados es enviado a una base militar en un desolado páramo con la que se perdió contacto hace varios días ... See full synopsis »
Jaime Osorio Marquez
Juan Pablo Barragán,
A young girl arrives in a park. She seems to be on her way to a party, but something (or someone) haunts her. When she arrives at the party, it is desolate. Something terrible happened in ... See full summary »
Mette Riber Christoffersen
Madrid, 2014. Someone who works for a private security agency, writes a report on some tracks related to a corruption case. Conversations between people who are located at the periphery of ... See full summary »
Takuji spies a house on the hill while wandering on the beach. He is invited in and treated as an honoured guest, especially by the lovely young Kiyono. They soon marry, but as the year is ... See full summary »
Diamantes Negros tells the long journey undertaken by two young boys from Mali who arrive in Spain after being persuaded to pursue their dream of escaping from poverty by becoming professional football players.
There are quite a few flaws in there and it's pretty hard to actually root for most (if any) of the characters in this. It's also pretty weak on the setting of the whole thing. But then the "reveal" is even weaker. If you ground your rating only on that, then you can subtract 2 points from my rating.
Being a Spanish/European production there is quite a lot of nudity, but there is not that much blood. So if you look for the latter, you might be disappointed. What I did like though, is the fact that the morality is being questioned. Not in the best way possible as I mentioned above but it still tries. And the movie can be fun (especially if watched with others), even if you can see where it's heading ...
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