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,
Ray Charles attempts to help a down-on-their-luck boozing family whose son is blind. He wants to finance the recovery of his eye-sight, but the family is afraid what might happen if something goes wrong.
An impassive young girl is taken from her suicidal London life, back to her home in North England, on a bizarre bus trip. Seen through the poetic eye of the camera, this is a commentary of doomed British morbidity.
At age 42, Rafael Belvedere is having a crisis. He lives in the shadow of his father, he feels guilty about rarely visiting his aging mother, his ex-wife says he doesn't spend enough time ... See full summary »
A band of mercenaries led by Captain Curry travel through war-torn Congo across deadly terrain, battling rival armies, to steal $50 million in uncut diamonds. But infighting, sadistic rebels and a time lock jeopardize everything.
Alicia Marnet de Ibáñez is a high school history professor and a well-to-do housewife in Buenos Aires, circa 1983, after the fall of the "junta militar" that had taken over the government since 1976. She has a husband, Roberto, who is a succesful lawyer and a five-year-old adopted daughter.Written by
This film won the Oscar in March 24, 1986. Coincidentally, Norma Aleandro, and then-MPAA president Jack Valenti, co-presented the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the ceremony. Both were visibly elated when the film was announced as the winner. Ten years prior, in March 24, 1976, began the military dictatorship -also knows as "The Dirty War" in Argentina, which lasted until 1983, a fact acknowledged by director Luis Puenzo, when he accepted the award. See more »
Gaby is wonderful. She says I'm the "divided" friend.
She can't pronounce devoted. She loves the word and uses it constantly.
Will you be staying?
I don't know yet.
You're looking good. I never saw you in a skirt before. Europe was good for you, wasn't it? It seems to have polished up your edges.
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The 2015 restoration is extended by 2 minutes due to the inclusion of restoration credits at the beginning and end of the film. The opening restoration credits play over the opening scenes in Alicia's classroom. During the restoration end credits, the background goes black and the instrumental version of 'El país de nomeacuerdo' is looped. See more »
Its hard to convey just how moving this movie is. Its absolutely haunting, I thought about this flick for days afterwards. I don't think it represents the experiences of many Argentines during the era of the juntas, but it clearly shows how awful those times were and why Argentines never want to return to that situation again.
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