Tag Archives: 2000s
Pane e tulipani / Bread and Tulips (2000) Silvio Soldini, Licia Maglietta, Bruno Ganz, Giuseppe Battiston, Comedy, Romance
A high school baseball team had to quit before the final because of the fact that one player was envolved in a student pregnancy and abortion. After twenty eight years, the daughter of the dismissed player found the old players of the team and persuaded them to play the baseball again.
In My Country / Country Of My Skull (2004) John Boorman, Juliette Binoche, Samuel L. Jackson, Brendan Gleeson, Drama, Romance
Langston Whitfield is a Washington Post journalist. His editor provocatively sends him to South Africa to cover the Truth and Reconciliation Commission hearings, in which the perpetrators of murder and torture on both sides during Apartheid are invited to come forward and confront their victims.
The Wild Blue Yonder (2005) Werner Herzog, Brad Dourif, Donald Williams, Ellen Baker, Documentary, Sci-Fi
Planet Earth has been decimated, and as mankind searches space for a new planet to inhabit, a race of aliens attempt to make a new home on the now-inhospitable planet abandoned by the human race in director Werner Herzog’s strange sci-fi saga.
El rey del Once / The Tenth Man (2016) Daniel Burman, Alan Sabbagh, Julieta Zylberberg, Usher Barilka, Comedy, Drama
After years away, Ariel (Alan Sabbagh) returns to Buenos Aires seeking to reconnect with his father Usher, who founded a charity foundation in Once, the city’s bustling Jewish district where Ariel spent his youth.
The Tao of Steve (2000) Jenniphr Goodman, Donal Logue, Ayelet Kaznelson, John Hines, Comedy, Drama, Romance
In his early 30s, the beer-bellied Dex has things figured out. He’s widely read in philosophy, he’s studied Steve McQueen the prototypical cool American hero, and he’s distilled Buddhism and Taoism into three laws that make him a hit with women: don’t express desire, do something heroic in front of her, then retreat.
Lejos del mar / Far from the Sea (2015) Imanol Uribe, Elena Anaya, Eduard Fernández, José Luis García Pérez, Drama, Thriller
In 2009, and after 22 years in prison, a former ETA’s terrorist named Santi is released due to the Parot Doctrine (a polemic judicial resource to liberate activists and terrorists according their sentences and years in detention).