Tag Archives: Argentina

Hombre mirando al sudeste / Man Facing Southeast (1986) Eliseo Subiela, Lorenzo Quinteros, Hugo Soto, Inés Vernengo, Drama, Sci-Fi

Hombre mirando al sudeste AKA Man Facing Southeast (1986)
A new patient mysteriously appears in a psychiatric ward. He claims to come from another planet to study humans and their behavior. The alien is gentle but criticizes humans for their harsh treatment of each other. The assigned psychiatrist is himself unhappy, and affected by the patient’s insight. But he is ordered to treat the patient according to institutional procedure.

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La sangre y la lluvia (2009) Jorge Navas, Gloria Montoya, Quique Mendoza, Juan Miguel Silva, Drama

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Jorge y Ángela, dos seres solitarios y cuestionados frente a sus propias vidas se encuentran en medio de una lluviosa noche entre las oscuras y violentas calles de Bogotá. Él, un joven taxista, destruido afectivamente por la reciente muerte de su hermano a manos de un grupo de delincuentes, de los que ahora se quiere vengar y ella, una bella princesa nocturna, adicta a la cocaína y a los laberintos de la ciudad.

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Matrimonio / Marriage (2013) Carlos Jaureguialzo, Cecilia Roth, Darío Grandinetti, Manuel Vicente, Drama

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Esteban and Molly have been married for over twenty years. On a cold morning in June the couple realizes they have hit rock bottom and that their relationship is not what it once was. Marriage examines the different aspects that make a man and a woman click, those moments where a bond can become harder than a rock, but it will also illustrate the downfalls and all the little things that make a relationship worth fighting for.

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Ronda nocturna / Night Watch (2005) Edgardo Cozarinsky, Gonzalo Heredia, Mariana Anghileri, Rafael Ferro, Drama

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A long night’s journey into day: Victor, a street hustler in the Santa Fe and Pueyrredón neighborhoods of Buenos Aires, from the evening of November 1, All Saints Day, to the dawn of November 2, All Souls Day. Victor’s odyssey takes him from clients to friends to a gay gym then a hotel room and an all-night café. He plays pick-up soccer with kids whose parents are going through trash or waiting in parks. A vendor gives him a chrysanthemum. It seems he’s being followed, and on the night streets, death is close at hand. Can Victor survive until dawn?

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