1925. In a mining town in the middle of nowhere in Chile. The daughter of an anarchist hairdresser falls deeply in love with a trumpeter. They will have to fight dictatorship in order to save their love.
Four friends - an oyster-farmer, an accountant's assistant, a restaurateur and a blue-collar worker - decide to take on a multi-national agro-chemical company with a turnover of EUR9bn and ... See full summary »
Circa 1920: A young widow wants to carry on with her husband's work:managing a pine plantation where they extract resin;but most of all,she wants to have electricity installed in her valuable property.
Valentin is loved by his entourage specially the girls of the fifth floor.The film is a wide view of the social interactions of building tenants as they spy on each others.Valentin is more ... See full summary »
Moved by the plight of the mother of her daughter's school friend, a young judge facing an incurable disease teams up with an older colleague in order to fight against financial companies that exploit the poor.
Pampa-Terminal is a saltpeter mine located in the Atacama Desert, Northern Chile, as well as being a home for its workers, executives and a few families. There is a chemist's, a theatre for the workers, a bakery, a butcher, and a Chinese man who sells fireworks and balloons that catch fire in the air. There are shops in the main shopping street. There are brothels in the brothel street. Everything is so simple in Pampa-Terminal. There is also a hairdresser's salon run by Alexandre Rivery - it is the place for union meetings. Alexander is an anarchist. In Pampa there are also guesthouses and taverns. It is also exactly like this in all the other mines across the Atacama Desert, which also have their own cemeteries and brass bands, their corrupt cops as well as their honest men and women. However, Pampa-Terminal is the town that the president has to pass through in order to declare the mine an "Official City". It will then be able to be marked on maps. But above all, Pampa-Terminal is ...