Nuria, 12, Fabio, 9, and their mother arrive on a small island in the middle of the Amazon, bordering Brazil, Colombia and Peru. They fled the Colombian armed conflict, in which their ... See full summary »
María Paula Tabares Peña
Abraham Bursztein, an 88 year-old Jewish tailor, runs away from Buenos Aires to Poland, where he proposes to find a friend who saved him from certain death at the end of World War II. After... See full summary »
Miguel Ángel Solá,
Faced with the loss of his father, the young Pedro Pérez Delgado (Maisanta), becomes the man of the house. To help support his mother and his sister, he start working for Coronel Macías, ... See full summary »
A famous writer announces that she intends to end her life and male writers may compete to become executor of her estate. Men drive up the mountain and are challenged intellectually and erotically, until one discovers Maya's end game.
Adriana has everything to be happy: two teenage children and a husband who love her and the dream fulfilled of the summer house in which they are settling. However, when Juan, her husband, ... See full summary »
A disease that turns people into zombies has been cured. The once-infected zombies are discriminated against by society and their own families, which causes social issues to arise. This leads to militant government interference.
I viewed this movie in a Cuban theater on Calle 23 while studying Spanish at the University of Havana. It was shot in that same general location, the Vedado area, and local landmarks are clearly visible.
This movie shows Cuba as it really is. No tourist convertibles driving along the Malecon. No fancy restaurants. Instead it shows the lives and real life struggles of young Cubans trying to better themselves in an often hopeless environment. Interesting, moving, authentic.
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