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Tag Archives: Venezuela
God’s Slave AKA Esclavo de Dios (2013) Joel Novoa, Mohammed Alkhaldi, Vando Villamil, Daniela Alvarado
Inspired by true events, “God’s Slave” is the story of Ahmed and David Read More »
Bad Hair AKA Pelo malo (2013) Mariana Rondón, Samuel Lange Zambrano, Samantha Castillo, Beto Benites
A nine-year-old boy’s preening obsession with straightening Read More »
Postcards from Leningrad AKA Postales de Leningrado (2007) Mariana Rondón, Laureano Olivares, Greisy Mena, William Cifuentes
During the armed uprisings of the sixties left in Venezuela, a young guerrilla should give birth in secret. Read More »
Prince of Peace AKA Príncipe de paz (2019) Clemente Castor, Daniel Ruiz, Marcos Hernández, Aurora Chavero
What divides us and what keeps us together? Maybe, both questions have the same answer. Read More »
Director Gustavo Balzo sensitively explores the predicament facing Aixa (Eliana Lopez) Read More »
The intertwined lives of two women in 1970s France, set against the progress of the women’s movement in which Agnes Varda was involved. Read More »
Men battle for power, and leadership in a South American country. Women are both part of their concept of power, and riches. Read More »
Desde allá / From Afar (2015) Lorenzo Vigas, Alfredo Castro, Luis Silva, Jericó Montilla, Drama, Romance
Armando, a middle-aged owner of a Caracas dental prosthesis business, is estranged from his father, who he observes occasionally from a distance. Read More »
El cine soy yo / The Moving Picture Man (1977) Luis Armando Roche, Juliet Berto, Domingo Del Castillo, Freddy Galavís, Drama
After practicing various professions, Jacinto becomes a movie projectionist. This versatile man converts his truck into an audiovisual whale in order to show films on the street. El Cine Soy Yo (The Moving Picture Man) are the adventures, both tender, cruel and Romanesque of a unique family travelling in the belly of an extraordinary autovisual fish.
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Embrace of the Serpent / El abrazo de la serpiente (2016) Ciro Guerra, Nilbio Torres, Jan Bijvoet, Antonio Bolivar, Adventure, Biography, Drama
The epic story of the first contact, encounter, approach, betrayal and, eventually, life-transcending friendship, between Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman, last survivor of his people, and two scientists that, over the course of 40 years, travel through the Amazon in search of a sacred plant that can heal them. Inspired by the journals of the first explorers of the Colombian Amazon, Theodor Koch-Grunberg and Richard Evans Schultes.
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For a handful of kisses / Por un puñado de besos (2014) David Menkes, Joel Bosqued, Pere Brasó, Jan Cornet, Drama, Romance
Sol and Dani have fallen in love after their first date. But months earlier Sol, a beautiful and sensitive girl, had her dreams tragically torn apart. In spite of this she remains convinced that love is a necessity for her; for that reason she embarks on a quest for a soul-mate with whom she can share everything. The problem is that Dani is hiding a secret that can shatter Sol’s illusions.
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