Based on the Nobel Prize Winner's novel, the Egyptian Naguib Mahfouz. The story, translated from El Cairo to Mexico City's downtown, narrates the life of the members of the neighbourhood ... See full summary »
Ernesto Gómez Cruz,
This comedic drama features two young couples, and another couple of old friends who reenter the two couples lives. The story takes place mostly in two apartments across the street from ... See full summary »
A kid runs away from boarding school to watch the cave where a bunch of bandits hide. The bandits discover and chase him but the kid escapes. He returns to the school but it's been ... See full summary »
Mexico, 1955. A beautiful and popular movie star, Miroslava Sternova (Dombasle) is depressed tonight. Sad memories fill her mind: her childhood in the pre-war Prague, one failed marriage, ... See full summary »
Amos, a watchmaker, loses his wife due to post-surgery complications. Destroyed by grief, he joins old friends Karl and Maner, former revolutionaries, to kidnap Prime Minister Ullmann, once their companion, to extort money from the state.
In a forgotten Mexico village Tita and Pedro fall in love, but their marriage is forbidden as to traditions. Mother Elena sees Tita's role as her caretaker for life - no youngest daughter has ever married and her daughter will not be the first to break tradition. Tita's heart breaks when her mother offers Pedro her sister instead of her, and he accepted it just to live near Tita- he says. Now they live in the same house, and mother Elena cannot forbid their love as she did their marriage.Written by
An aspiring filmmaker from Texas, who was not involved with the project, spent time on set, because he was in town shooting a small budget ($5,000) full-length feature film for the Spanish home video market. That young filmmaker was Robert Rodriguez, and the film was El Mariachi, which became a hit at Sundance and launched his career. See more »
Background music while Tita and Nacha are cooking in the kitchen tells the story of a car breakdown. See more »
She invaded Pedro's body voluptuously, ardently fragrant, and utterly sensual. It seemed they had discovered a new code of communication, and Tita was the transmitter, Pedro the receiver, and Gertrudis was the lucky one, within whom this sexual relation was synthesized through food.
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Also, there was an European cut that is very similar to the international version because it was already color-corrected, but some scenes are extended. This European cut includes sex & nudity scenes. See more »