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Jaume Balagueró , , 2009
The action continues from [Rec], with the medical officer and a SWAT team outfitted with video cameras are sent into the sealed off apartment to control the situation.
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  • 85

Alamar

Pedro González-Rubio , , 2009
Before their inevitable farewell, a young man of Mayan roots and Natan, his half Italian son, embark on an epic journey into the open sea.
  • No subtitles
  • 73

Alatriste

Agustín Díaz Yanes , , 2006
Viggo Mortensen plays the Spanish soldier-turned-mercenary Captain Alatriste, a heroic figure from the country's 17th century imperial wars.
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  • 147

Amnesia

Gonzalo Justiniano , , 1994
1994. After the civil war, a soldier and a survivor of prison camp take revenge on a brutal sergeant.
  • English subtitles
  • 84

Amor Propio

Mario Camus , , 1994
A woman married to a bank director sees how her life is destroyed in a matter of hours when the police discovers that her husband has escaped with money from the bank.
  • No subtitles
  • 111

Átame!

Pedro Almodóvar , , 1990
Ricky is released from a mental hospital, and knows exactly what he wants to do. He hunts down Marina, a porn film star he once had sex with, and tries to convince her to be his wife. She is a bit reluctant, so he ties her up. Will this approach endear him to her?
  • English subtitles
  • 96

Ay, Carmela!

Carlos Saura , , 1990
Paulino and Carmela are husband and wife, troubadours touring the countryside during the Spanish Civil War. They are Republicans, and with their mute assistant, Gustavete, they journey into rebel territory by mistake. They are arrested, fear a firing squad, and receive a reprieve from an Italian Fascist commander who loves the theatre. He arranges a performance for his troops, bargaining with Paulino to stage a burlesque of the republic in exchange for the actors' freedom. Will the fiery and patriotic Carmela consent?
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  • 102

Azúcar amarga

Leon Ichaso , , 1996
Gustavo is a young Havana Communist who believes in the revolution; he hopes for a scholarship to study aeronautical engineering in Prague...
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  • 105

Bombón el Perro

Carlos Sorin , , 2004
In Patagonia, a mechanic who dreams of a different life starts to think big after his adopted pup wins first prize at a local dog show.
  • English subtitles
  • 97

Bread and Roses

Ken Loach ,
Two Latina sisters work as cleaners in a downtown office building, and fight for the right to unionize.
  • English subtitles
  • 110

Buena Vista Social Club

Wim Wenders , , 1999
Aging Cuban musicians whose talents had been virtually forgotten following Castro's takeover of Cuba, are brought out of retirement by Ry Cooder, who travelled to Havana in order to bring the musicians together, resulting in triumphant performances of extraordinary music, and resurrecting the musicians' careers.
  • English subtitles
  • 105

Buena Vista Social Club (French Subtitles)

Wim Wenders , , 1999
Aging Cuban musicians whose talents had been virtually forgotten following Castro's takeover of Cuba, are brought out of retirement by Ry Cooder, who travelled to Havana in order to bring the musicians together, resulting in triumphant performances of extraordinary music, and resurrecting the musicians' careers.
  • French subtitles
  • 105

Carne Trémula

Pedro Almodóvar , , 1997
After leaving jail, Víctor is still in love with Elena, but she's married to the former cop -now basketball player- who became paralysed by a shot from Víctor's gun...
  • English subtitles
  • 103

Che: Part One

Steven Soderbergh , , 2008
In 1956, Ernesto 'Che' Guevara and a band of Castro-led Cuban exiles mobilize an army to topple the regime of dictator Fulgencio Batista.
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  • 134

Che: Part Two

Steven Soderbergh , , 2008
In 1967, Ernesto 'Che' Guevara leads a small partisan army to fight an ill-fated revolutionary guerrilla war in Bolivia.
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  • 135



Contracorriente

Javier Fuentes-León , , 2009
An unusual ghost story set on the Peruvian seaside; a married fisherman struggles to reconcile his devotion to his male lover within his town's rigid traditions.
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  • 100

Cronos

Guillermo del Toro , , 1993
A mysterious device designed to provide its owner with eternal life resurfaces after four hundred years, leaving a trail of destruction in its path.
  • English subtitles
  • 94


Cuento de Navidad

Paco Plaza , , 2005
The Vuillard family is no stranger to physical/mental illness, loss, and banishment. But when the matriarch becomes in need of a transplant, the whole family is forced to come together, emotional baggage and all, just in time for Christmas.
  • English subtitles
  • 71

Danzón

María Novaro , , 1991
Julia (Rojo) is a phone operator in Mexico City who divides her time between her job, her daughter and the danzon: a cuban dance very popular in Mexico and Central America...
  • English subtitles
  • 120

Déficit

Gael García Bernal , , 2007
Two different social classes get together at a family gathering in Mexico. Based on the TV project "Ruta 32".
  • English subtitles
  • 79

Diarios de Motocicleta

Walter Salles , , 2004
The dramatization of a motorcycle road trip Che Guevara went on in his youth that showed him his life's calling.
  • English subtitles
  • 126


El baño del Papa

César Charlone Enrique Fernández , , 2007
A small South American village is in a flurry over the Pope's 1988 visit.
  • English subtitles
  • 90


El Efecto Mariposa

Fernando Colomo , , 1995
Luis, a Spanish student,goes to London to get a course in Economics. He lives at a house the neighbour of her aunt, but when she broke up with her husband, Luis goes to live with her.
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  • 110

El Espinazo del Diablo

Guillermo del Toro , , 2010
After Carlos, a 12-year-old whose father has died in the Spanish Civil War, arrives at an ominous boy's orphanage he discovers the school is haunted and has many dark secrets that he must uncover.
  • English subtitles
  • 106

El Espíritu de la Colmena

Víctor Erice , , 1973
A sensitive seven-year-old girl living a small village in 1940 rural Spain is traumatized after viewing James Whale's "Frankenstein" and drifts into her own fantasy world.
  • English subtitles
  • 97