Alberto, a divorced father, takes his two children for a vacation at a thermal resort in Salto. Read More »
Tag Archives: Uruguay
David, has just failed his university examinations and has one year to re-write them. Read More »
Mr. Kaplan (2014) Álvaro Brechner, Héctor Noguera, Néstor Guzzini, Rolf Becker, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
After fleeing Europe for Uruguay during WWII, Jacob Kaplan built a quiet life. Now 76, he begins to question his worth. Read More »
Kill Them All (2007) Esteban Schroeder, Claudio Arredondo, Roxana Blanco, Jorge Bolani, Drama, Thriller
Julia Gudari is exploring the kidnap of someone who turns out for a Chilean chemist needed as a witness from the international police. Read More »
The Popes Toilet (2007) César Charlone, Enrique Fernández, César Troncoso, Virginia Méndez, Mario Silva, Drama, Comedy
In Melo, a poor Uruguayan country village near the Brazilian border, several men earn their living from contraband, mostly transported on bicycles. Read More »
It’s the sort of everyday personal tragedy that would hardly even merit inclusion in a short news column – overworked and underpaid, a forty-something mother of three is driven to abandon her senile father so she can take better care of her children. Read More »
Whisky (2004) Juan Pablo Rebella, Pablo Stoll, Andrés Pazos, Mirella Pascual, Jorge Bolani, Comedy, Drama
When his long-lost brother resurfaces, Jacobo, desperate to prove his life has added up to something, looks to scrounge up a wife. He turns to Marta, an employee at his sock factory, with whom he has a prickly relationship.
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La casa muda / The Silent House (2010) Gustavo Hernández, Florencia Colucci, Abel Tripaldi, Gustavo Alonso, Drama, Horror, Mystery
The plot is based on a true story that happened in the late ’40s in a small village in Uruguay. The film focuses on Laura, who, second by second, intends to leave a house, which hides an obscure secret, unharmed. Laura and her father Wilson settle down in a cottage they have to renew since its owner will soon put the house up for sale. They will spend the night there and repair the following morning. Everything seems to go smoothly until Laura hears a sound that comes from outside and gets louder and louder on the upper floor of the house. Wilson goes up to see what is going on while she remains downstairs on her own, waiting for her father to come down.
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