Directed by Iciar Bollaín
Written by Iciar Bollaín and Alicia Luna
Starring: Laia Marull, Luis Tosar, Candela Peña
“I’ll change. I swear I will”. These are some of the promising words that Antonio (an amazing Luis Tosar) utters to his wife Pilar (Laia Marull) in the film “Te doy mis ojos” just a few days after she escapes from home with her son. Pilar is one among thousands of victims of domestic violence in Spain. But in spite of fearing for her life Read More…
Directed by Luis García Berlanga
Written by Luis García Berlanga and José Luis Colina
Starring: Richard Basehart, Pepe Isbert, José Luis López Vázquez, Manuel Alexandre.
There wasn’t much room for artistic freedom during the almost four decades (1939 – 1975) when General Francisco Franco exerted his power in Spain. Due to the Catholic Church’s censorship practices, Spanish audiences were deprived from enjoying Rhett Butler and Scarlett O’Hara’s passionate kiss in “Gone with the Wind”. Hundreds of Read More…
Directed by Enrique Urbizu
Written by Enrique Urbizu and Michel Gaztambide
Starring: José Coronado, Antonio Resines, Goya Toledo, Dafne Fernández, Sancho Gracia.
Costa del Sol, Spain. Locals, tourists, ex-pats and millionaires live side by side. Modesto works as a bank manager in a nameless town. Seven years earlier, his sixteen-year-old daughter died in a fire, an event that turned Modesto and his wife into a sad and joyless couple. But when a gang of robbers break into the bank Read More…
Directed by Marco Ferreri
Written by Marco Ferreri and Rafael Azcona
Starring: José Isbert, José Luis López Vázquez, Chus Lampreave, María Isbert
“El Cochecito” is often referred to as a “Spanish classic”. It was scripted by the talented Rafael Azcona, author of many other emblematic stories such as “El Verdugo”, “El Pisito” or the Oscar-winning “Belle Epoque”. Azcona’s scripts were powerful and often hid strong criticism behind their sharp comic tone. “El Cochecito” Read More…