A bored accountant can’t win for losing. He is passed over for promotion at work, has a nagging shrew of a wife, and is generally disrespected by all he comes in contact with. He devises a scheme to get what he feels he is owed. After executing his well thought out plan of kidnap and ransom, things soon go straight to hell.
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The Shame occurs in a single morning. The morning when Pepe and Lucía, a modern, well-to-do couple in their 30s, have decided to tell Jimena, the social worker, that life with Manu is too hard; that they can’t get used to their adopted 8-year-old Peruvian son; that the six months they’ve been living with him have been hell; and that they want to give him back. But a decision of this importance can’t be taken just like that. This is the kind of decision that takes its toll.
Otra vuelta (2005) Santiago Palavecino, José Ignacio Marsiletti, Valentina Bassi, Roberto Carnaghi, Drama
Sebastian Pagani, a young film director, comes back to his home town planing to make a movie based on a story of argentine writer Haroldo Conti. There awaits a ghost from his past: recently a childhood friend of his commited suicide.
Jeremy Jones is learning cello at an arts school in New York. At school he spots Susan Rollins, who practices for a ballet audition, and he falls in love on first sight. He’s very diffident in nearing her, so he gets some help of his experienced friend Ralph.
El nido vacío / Empty Nest (2008) Daniel Burman, Oscar Martínez, Cecilia Roth, Inés Efron, Comedy, Drama
La cabeza viviente / The Living Head (1963) Chano Urueta, Mauricio Garcés, Ana Luisa Peluffo, Abel Salazar, Horror
Acatl, chief of the Aztecs, is murdered and his head is cut off. At the same time, Xochiquetzal, his betrothed, is buried alive, along with the Grand Priest. Centuries later, archeologist Herman Mueller and his assistants Tony and Charley unearth the tomb.
Área de descanso / Rest Area (2011) Michael Aguiló, Jaroslaw Bielski, Emma Suárez, Ewa Kasprzyk, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Road movie in which a woman helps the Polish driver of a tourist bus waiting at the foot of the road, next to your disabled vehicle arrival of a replacement. Will hellish 14 days in which to find a stowaway who was traveling in the bus, and will meet truckers and law enforcement.
Thunder Over the Plains (1953) André De Toth, Randolph Scott, Lex Barker, Phyllis Kirk, Romance, War, Western
It’s 1869, Texas has not yet been readmitted to the Union, and carpetbaggers have taken over the state. Federal Captain Porter, a Texan, has to carry out orders against his own people. He brings in the rebel leader whom he knows is innocent of the murder for which he is charged. But in trying to prove his innocence, Porter now finds he is a wanted man.
Manina, La fille san voiles (1952) Willy Rozier, Brigitte Bardot, Jean-François Calvé, Howard Vernon, Adventure, Romance
When a 25-year old Parisian student, Gérard Morere, hears a lecture about a treasure Troilus lost at sea after the Peloponnesian War, he thinks he knows where it is, thanks to a discovery he made five years before when diving near the island of Levezzi. He gets friends and an innkeeper to invest in his dream, enough to get him to Tangiers where he convinces a cigarette smuggler, Erick, to take him to the island.
Dolly Payne is adored by two leaders of the fledgling American government, James Madison and Aaron Burr. She plays each against the other, not only for romantic reasons, but also to influence the shaping of the young country. By manipulating Burr’s affections, she helps Thomas Jefferson win the presidency, and eventually she becomes First Lady of the land herself.