In Portugal, in the 60s, the corpse of a man appears on Dog Beach. The corpse is identified as being Major Dantas, a man sought after by the local authorities after his escape from a military prison where he was awaiting trial for insurrection.
Inspector Elia, a solitary man, believes it was due to dispute on political beliefs.
Has the investigation unfolds, Elias constructs a violent loving relationship between a beautiful young woman, Mena, and the fugitives…
Tag Archives: Spain
O Fio do Horizonte / Edge of the Horizon (1993) Fernando Lopes, Claude Brasseur, Andréa Ferréol, Ana Padrão, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Spino, a 50-year-old pathologist, works at the city morgue. One night, he receives the unidentified body of a murdered young man to perform the autopsy. But Spino seems to recognize the body… himself, 30 years younger. He decides to start his own investigation leading him to a labyrinth of dead-ends.
Le vampire de Düsseldorf / The Secret Killer (1965) Robert Hossein, Marie-France Pisier, Roger Dutoit, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Ad ogni costo / Grand Slam (1967) Giuliano Montaldo, Janet Leigh, Robert Hoffmann, Klaus Kinski, Crime, Drama
Professor James Anders is a seemingly mild-mannered teacher, an American working in Rio De Janeiro. Anders, bored with years of teaching, decides to put together a team to pull off a diamond heist during the Rio Carnival. Four international experts are brought together to carry out the robbery: a safe cracking expert, a master thief, a mechanical genius, and a playboy.
Orinoco: Prigioniere del sesso / Hotel Paradise (1980) Edoardo Mulargia, Anthony Steffen, Ajita Wilson, Cristina Lay, Action, Adventure, Drama
An Italo-American mobster is sent back to Naples from the States. He moves to Italy with all his illegal proceeds, hidden in jam jars. When the jars get to the harbour of Naples, they fall into the wrong hands.
The Inner Life of Martin Frost (2007) Paul Auster, David Thewlis, Irène Jacob, Michael Imperioli, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A writer awakens one day to find a strange but beautiful woman in bed with him. He quickly falls in love with her, thinking he has found his muse, but as time passes she becomes more and more unattainable.
La maleta mexicana / The Mexican suitcase (2011) Trisha Ziff, Ernest Alós, Juan Diego Botto, Antonio de la Fuente Ferraz, Documentary, Drama, History
Mexican Suitcase tells the story of the recovery of 4,500 negatives by Robert Capa, Gerda Taro and David ‘Chim’ Seymour taken during the Spanish Civil War found 70 years later in a closet in Mexico City. The film looks at the journey of these negatives from France to Mexico; their survival and looks at how Spain reflects today on its own history as well as those who escaped. Mexico was the only country to come to the rescue and support of the Spanish Republic and then honor and support the Republic in exile when the rest of the world turned its back. Mexican Suitcase looks at this unique story and these photos lost for seventy years.
Los ritos sexuales del diablo / Black Candles (1982) José Ramón Larraz, Helga Liné, Vanessa Hidalgo, Jeffrey Healey, Horror, Erotic
A young woman travels with her partner to England on the unexpected death of her brother. Staying with her sister-in-law, she finds her companion soon drawn into a satanic cult based in the house whose rites seem to centre somewhat on large-scale sexual congress.
L’ingorgo: Una storia impossibile / Traffic Jam (1979) Luigi Comencini, Alberto Sordi, Annie Girardot, Fernando Rey, Drama
A tremendous congestion hit the Roma highway ring. The biggest traffic jam ever seen endures for more than 36 hours. People blocked in their cars react at the beginning normally. But the more the time advance the more we are witness of personal dramas, hysteric reactions and more. All the episodes are linked like one only plot. Cars and their hosts are a microcosm of stories part of a major universe: the congestion.