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Christopher Columbus' discovery of the Americas and the effect this has on the indigenous people. (imdb)
Rural comedy. After being captived in Tunisia, Bartolomé (Landa) comes back to Extremadura expecting to be hired by Columbus and travel in a ship for a long period (and eating twice a day!). On his journey he will find Ruy (Resines), a deserter that has a pig. Bartolomé is sure than having a pig will be key to get access to Columbus' ships, but Ruy has other plans.
Returning by ship to South America, a young girl escapes her elderly husband by swapping places with a girl committing suicide. She believes her new life will be that of an arranged marriage but finds it is in fact a trick to get her working in a brothel. (imdb)
A priest secretly leads rebels in their struggle against the corrupt military dictatorship of the Central American country of Puerto Santo. (imdb)
Little known actor, Jack Noah, is working on location in the dictatorship of Parador at the time the dictator dies. The dictator's right hand man, Roberto, makes Jack an offer he cannot refuse.. to play the dictator. Jack's acting skills fool the masses but not close friends and employees of the dictator. (imdb)
A painter becomes obsessed and begins an affair with a mysterious woman who was touched deeply by one of his works (imdb).
It is the story of Cain set in the infernal world of a police station, in the chaos of family ruin, on a mythical journey to the world of childhood. God and Cain. Cain and Abel. Paradise lost, childhood and its idealized memory, all the taboos and traumas, and the version given by popular wisdom of the same events. (FILMAFFINITY)
The story of various inhabitants of rural village in northwestern Spain struggling to make ends meet, and the mysteries of the forest they use for travel.
A Jewish commando unit hunting Nazi war criminals tracks down the infamous Dr. Mengele in the jungle, and find that he is torturing nubile young virgins and performing horrible medical experiments on the locals. They prepare to battle their way past Mengele's hordes of fanatic Nazi bodyguards in order to get to him. (imdb)
A newly-elected Pope Leo XIV finds himself accidentally locked out of the Vatican. Unknown to the outside world, he winds up in an impoverished Italian village, where his adventures ultimately teach the Pope and his new friends some important lessons about friendship and self-esteem. (imdb)
While the audience watches a black and white horse opera, a narrator's voice wonders what such a movie would be like today. Rex O'Herlehan, The Singing Cowboy, finds himself in color and enters a cliche ridden town, in which the evil cattle baron (Andy Griffith) and the new Italian cowboys (who always wear raincoats no matter how hot it gets) join forces to get him and the sheep ranchers to leave the valley. (imdb)
A.D. - Anno Domini (1985) - TV Mini-Series
Set just after the death of Jesus Christ, this mini-series chronicles the life & adventures of Jesus's disciples, and events in Rome during the reigns of the Emperors Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius and Nero. (imdb)
Black Arrow (1985) - TV Movie
Based on Robert Louis Stevenson's exciting adventure novel, "Black Arrow" tells of the daring exploits of an expert bowman against the evil Sir Daniel. The action takes place during the War of the Roses in 15th century England. This historical conflict led to the accession of Henry VII.
When a dazzling craft illuminates the sky above a medieval European village, the townspeople fear mayhem while the ruling party prepares for battle with the mysterious "dragon in the sky." After Princess Alba is discovered missing, the quest for power and the young girl's affections drive Klever to free her from the strange cosmic knight. But is that her desire? Worldly boundaries are crossed in this gothic sci-fi tale of power, greed and the universal language of love. (imdb)
Two hitmen are sent to Spain to pick up a man who's been hiding there for ten years and bring him to Paris to be executed. A sort of road movie ensues, in which the hitmen must face their own ineptitude and nothing goes as planned. (imdb)
An ambitious priest seduces a nun and leads the Vatican into shady business during and after World War II. (imdb)
Giovanni is a young man who has been used by a Catholic publishing house to advertise, with his face, a publication concerning Jesus' life. Francesca is a mysterious girl he meets on the street and who's being sought by the police. They leave together, but will their troubles catch up with them?
Laura Antonelli stars as Rosa, the bratty young daughter of a rich, authoritative father (Fernando Rey) who's obsessed with his daughter's inheritance. When the virginal Rosa begins developing eyes for every male within spitting distance, her father tries to keep her blossoming desires under wraps for the sake of his pocketbook. Antonelli plays her part with wildcat unrestraint--she's quick to lose her bra, and there's plenty of jiggling going on throughout. (amazon)
Giff Hoyt (Bronson), a cafe owner in Cabo Blanco, Peru after World War II is caught between refuge-seeking Nazis and their enemies. After the murder of a sea explorer is passed off as accidental death by the corrupt local police, Giff becomes suspicious. The police chief (Rey) also intimidates a new arrival Marie (Sanda), and Giff intervenes to help her. Giff suspects Beckdorff (Robards), a Nazi refugee living in the area. Beckdorff, it emerges, is seeking to uncover sunken treasure. (Wikipedia.org)
Based on true events. In 1913, Gregorio Valero Contreras and León Sánchez Gascón, friends and neighbors from Osa de La Vega (Cuenca) are arrested for murdering José María Grimaldos López, their partner, though his body hasn't been found. Everyone acusses them, even Gregorio's wife. After several tortures, they confess the crime. (translated from filmaffinity)
During a future ice age, dying humanity occupies its remaining time by playing a board game called "Quintet." For one small group, this obsession is not enough; they play the game with living pieces ... and only the winner survives. (imdb)
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. (imdb)
Just after boarding a train, much to the surprise of his fellow passengers, a man pours a bucket of water over a young girl on the platform. Over the next few hours he explains (and we see in flashback) how he became obsessed by her (so much so that he failed to notice that she was played by two different actresses, representing different sides of her personality), and how she tantalised him, but would never allow him to satisfy his desire for her...
Father and daughter reunite after a 20 year separation. (Yahoo! Movies)
Ivano, a wheelchair bound man has some strange perversions. He gets his sexual kicks by spying on Arturo, their tenant in the apartment next-door and forcing his sexy accomplice Olga to watch as well. To increase his perverse thrill, Ivano persuades Olga to seduce Arturo and to have sex him as he watches. Unfortunately for all involved, the sex game starts to get very deadly as it is learned that Arturo is a psychotic serial killer. (imdb)
Christopher Plummer stars in The Assignment as a police captain. The setting is an un-named Latin American country, where a high-ranking official is murdered. The incident threatens to tear apart not only the country but its neighboring republics. A calm, selfless diplomat (Thomas Heilberg) is called in from Sweden to mediate between the local police, politicians, and revolutionaries. (allmovie.com)
As his first assignment, lieutenant Drogo is sent to an isolated fortress on the borders of a desert and of a range of high mountains. The mission of the garrison is to prevent a possible incursion by the fearsome Tartars, coming from beyond the desert... (imdb)
Movie based on the romance by Leonardo Sciascia "Il contesto". A detective (inspector Rogas) is assigned to investigate the mysterious murders of some Supreme Court judges and a series of judges's Homicide.
Singer and actress Liza Minnelli teamed up with her father, legendary director Vincente Minnelli, to make this evocative drama. Nina (Liza Minnelli) is a popular film star who, in the midst of a press conference, finds herself remembering her life before her big break, when she worked as a chambermaid at an Italian hotel which had seen better days. (allrovi.com)
Manuela, with her natural beauty and sensuality, attracts the most diverse passions, with subsequent conflicts (imdb).
Pasqualino, an Italian everyman, deserts the army during World War II. Germans capture him and send him to a prison camp, where he does just about anything to survive. In lengthy flashbacks, we see him and his family of seven unattractive sisters (the seven beauties), his accidental murder of one sister's lover, his confession and imprisonment, his calculated switch to an asylum, his rape of a patient, and his volunteering to be a soldier to escape confinement. To the chagrin of his obese German captor, his weak and cowardly character enables him to survive the war and return to Naples where he has a plan to survive the next world catastrophe. (imdb)
"Popeye" Doyle travels to Marseilles to find Alain Charnier, the drug smuggler that eluded him in New York. (imdb)
During an inquest, an ambitious judge finds out that a lot of high-rank politicians are corrupt to the core. (imdb)
After a chance meeting with avant garde writer Francoise, an elderly millionaire starts to manipulate her life, drawing in equally unsuspecting and happily married Mark. Francoise however is able to recall visions of the past and to conjure up apparitions at will so when the old man invites her and Mark to his mansion he finds things turning out unexpectedly. (imdb)
Based on a true incident, this tells the story of a troubled young man who kills his sister's reactionary, violent and abusive husband and is eventually arrested for the murder. However, the dead husband happened to be a member of the Italian nobility, and the trial starts to turn into more of a prosecution of the defendant's socialist politics ... (imdb)
A magistrate judge and his young beautiful wife are on holiday at a seaside resort where mysteriously some of the guests and locals are being brutally murdered in the same fashion as several killers the judge had previously sentenced to death.
An Italian police inspector matches wits with a powerful European drug ring. As he comes closer to the top of the underworld organization, his odds of survival decrease. (imdb)
The wolf dog, White Fang, aids a reporter, a fur trapper, a nun, a young Eskimo boy and his father of ridding a gold mining town of a sleazy crime lord in 1896 Yukon, Canada. (imdb)
A beautiful young woman marries a blind old man for his money. She carries on an affair with her husband's valet, but soon finds herself in the middle of a murder-for-money plot involving the household servants. (imdb)
The body of a young woman falls on the terrace of Martha, who intrigued, meets her neighbor. In contact with this strange man, she learns to have a different look about her own life and her marital problems. (imdb)
Several bourgeois friends planning to get together for dinner experience a succession of highly unusual occurrences that interfere with their expected dining enjoyment. (imdb)
A professor's wife falls in love with her husband's assistant. When she learns he's planning to move to another city, she does everything she can to avoid it, with no success. Soon afterwards, he's found dead, in obscure circumstances. (imdb)
The film stars Charlton Heston and Hildegarde Neil in the title roles, with Eric Porter, John Castle, Fernando Rey, Carmen Sevilla, Freddie Jones and Douglas Wilmer. The film received poor reviews and, as a consequence, a very limited release in the USA. (wikipedia.org)
A nun falls in love with her patient, who happens to be a communist. (imdb)
Federico is married to Giovanna, a rich and attractive woman who has guaranteed him an excellent social position. His father Giuseppe, on the other hand, was an anti-fascist and works as a craftsman. (imdb)
After learning of the death of his son, don Rodrigo, a count who emigrated to America a long time ago, returns to Spain old and ruined. The one that once was his mansion now belongs to his ex-daughter-in-law Lucrecia. However, knowing that she committed adultery, the doubt that obsesses the old count is to find out which of her two granddaughters is the legitimate one. (imdb)
A pair of NYC cops in the Narcotics Bureau stumble onto a drug smuggling job with a French connection. (imdb)
Pirates take over a lighthouse on a rocky island. They then execute a devious plan to cause ships to run aground, pillaging their wrecks. A lone member of the lighthouse crew survives, and he deperately fights their plot. A shipwrecked maiden that avoids the pirates slaughter soon complicates the situation. (imdb)
A psychotic man takes a guy named Patrick (and his paid escort) hostage in his uncle's home. The guy doesn't really want Patrick and the girl-he's after Patrick's uncle, who is a corrupt judge. Eventually, Patrick gets a message to his uncle to call the cops. And when the cop arrives,we find that he's in on this plan as well. (imdb)
A group of Mexican revolutionaries murders a town priest and a number of his christian followers. Ten years later, a widow arrives in town intent to take revenge from her husband's killers. (imdb)
A seductive woman gets involved in relationships with several people. All of the characters play games of deceit with one and other and things get more and more dangerous. (imdb)
When the young woman Tristana's mother dies, she is entrusted to the guardianship of the well-respected though old Don Lope... (imdb)
Arms dealer Yolaf Peterson aims to make a sale to guerilla Mongo, but the money is locked in a bank safe... (imdb)
This western is set in Valencia, Spain at the end of the 19th century, and stars Terence Hill as a close-mouthed gunslinger. The bad guy is the local landlord and aristocrat (Fernando Rey), who horribly abuses the laborers in his community. (imdb)
The wealthy playboy son of an assassinated South American diplomat discovers that his father was really murdered on orders of the corrupt president of the country--a man who was his father's friend and who, in fact, his father had helped put into power. He returns from living a jet-set life in Europe to lead a revolution against the government, only to find out that things aren't quite as black and white as he had assumed. (imdb)
Ristol, an actor, decides to separate his mind from his body to escape the physical world that imprisons him.
A man is hired to impersonate a millionaire that is his lookalike and is involved in very dangerous businesses. (imdb)
The Pinkerton detective agency uncovers a plot to assassinate President James Garfield in 1881 Texas. The film, a "political" Spaghetti, is a very overt mirroring of the JFK Assassination in 1963. (imdb)
An outlaw committing a string of robberies and murders manages to blame the crimes on Apaches, bringing about an Indian war. (imdb)
A Mexican revolutionary hires an American gunslinger to organize the rescue of their leader from a brutal army prison. (imdb)
The Immortal Story (1968) - TV Movie
The Portuguese colony of Macao in the 19th century. Mr. Clay is a very rich merchant and the subject of town gossip... (imdb)
Historia de la frivolidad (1967) - TV Movie
Humorous sketch based movie telling the history of erotism and the efforts to hide the human body, since the times of Adan and Eva until the 20th century, narrated by the leader of the Femenine League against Frivolity.
A highly fictionalized filming of the early life of Miguel de Cervantes, author of "Don Quixote" (imdb)
In 1941, two Polish brothers escape a Soviet gulag. Their only escape rout is through the impossible mountains of Afghanistan and the KGB is on their tale. (imdb)
The sole survivor of a bloody massacre vows revenge on his attackers and on the men who killed his wife. (imdb)
For some reason, the elongated figures limned by the highly astigmatic painter El Greco (1541-1614) perfectly suited the grandees of Spain even though they were clearly anything but realistic, and they fascinate even today. The Greek (Cretan, actually) painter's life in Spain could have served as the basis for a fascinating biography, but the makers of this film chose to concentrate on the bad ol' Inquisition and portray the painter as being warned by his girlfriend that he is being watched; as a foreigner, he is suspected of heresy. (All Movie Guide)
Chico one of the remaining members of The Magnificent Seven now lives in the town that they (The Seven) helped. One day someone comes and takes most of the men prisoner. His wife seeks out Chris, the leader of The Seven for help. Chris also meets Vin another member of The Seven. They find four other men and they go to help Chico. (imdb)
A mad scientist uses his army of mechanical monsters to control people who have Type O blood. (imdb)
The career of Shakespeare's Sir John Falstaff as roistering companion to young Prince Hal, circa 1400-1413. (imdb)
An evil genius named Goldginger hatches a plot to turn all government employees into mindless drones. (imdb)
The president of Peru assigns the last descendant of the Incas the task of trying to stop an Indian tribe, aided by a bandit leader and a revolutionary, from trying to drive out all the whites and resurrect the Inca Empire. (spaghetti-western.net)
Ana Sandoval finds out that her husband has a double life with a lover and a secret son. Driven by jealousy, she decides to murder him.
David Ladislas (Jean-Paul Belmondo) is enlisted to transport mysterious, valuable cargo to a secret location. Given his instructions by tight-lipped gamine Olga Celan (Jean Seberg), David drives blissfully into ignorance and danger as his beautiful companion parcels out just enough information to get to the next checkpoint. The pair travels from Barcelona, Spain, to Lebanon, then to Syria and across the sea again to Greece and Italy, leading to a climactic encounter in Bremen, Germany.
Emilio and Virtudes Palomo are invited by don Alberto, the boss of Emilio, to a dinner at his chalet. Don Alberto, which confuses simplicity with stupidity, intends to submit the Palomo's as a suspicious of a crime he has committed.
Hard up and with a grudge against insurance companies, Rex Black feigns his death and meets up with his wife and the money in Malaga when things seemed to have quietened down. But when the insurance investigator from the claim also turns up Rex starts a game of cat-and-mouse. (imdb)
Sheherazade (Anna Karina) is promised to a powerful Sultan as a gift in exchange for free passage to the Holy Land. When the Sultan's underling saves her from certain death, she falls madly in love with her hero. (Dan Pavlides (All Movie Guide))
Broderick Crawford plays a despotic 10th century Spanish king who, in cahoots with the invading Moors, has banished handsome Castilian nobleman Spartaco Santoni. With the surreptitious aid of Crawford's daughter Teresa Velasquez, Santoni assembles an army to march against the Moors. In keeping with the 13th century epic poem from which this film was derived ("El Poema de Fernan Gonzales") Santoni's path is smoothed by the celestial intervention of patron saints Milan and Santiago. (allmovie.com)
The story of a man condemned . . . of his brother who offered to save him for a price . . . his brother's woman! (imdb)
A scientist develops a serum that can eradicate scar tissue. He tries it on a girl with a horribly disfigured face. It succeeds, but then he discovers the girl is an escaped mental patient from a local asylum. (imdb)
Rogelia is married with Máximo, a violent worker. Máximo injures seriously Fernando, a doctor that's treating him, and is condemned to prison.
Viridiana, a young nun about to take her final vows, pays a visit to her widowed uncle at the request of her Mother Superior.
The film takes place in a small valley in the Mexican state of Sonora, near the Arizona Territory, around 1870. Steve Fallon, a drifter and gun-for-hire, is seriously wounded while on the trail and is found by Mike Summers and his wife, Franchea. He is taken into their home and, while recovering, he learns that a local land baron, Ortega, is pressuring local ranchers to sell their land to him with the help of Danny Pose and his gang of outlaws. (en.wikipedia.org)
The daughter of a wealthy Roman patrician falls in love with a Christian slave.
Based on the Edward Bulwer-Lytton novel. Set in the shadows of Mt. Vesuvius just before its famous eruption, the film begins with Glaucus, a Roman legionnaire, returning to his home from far-off wars. Upon arriving, however, he discovers that his father has been murdered by a gang of black-hooded looting bandits. Glaucus vows revenge against the killers, but just how high up are those involved? (imdb)
An oil executive (Lex Barker) is forced to travel to Morocco to investigate the murder of one of his employees. While there, he tries to find a valuable microfilm (which points out the location of large oil deposits) but begins to realize that others are looking for it also. (allmovie.com)
"Ugly, Catholic and sentimental", Javier de Montenegro is best known for the noble title he holds: that of Marqués de Bradomín. Rid of dying on the gallows thanks to Captain Casares, Bradomín helps him, in return, to flee to Mexico. Then, Bradomín retakes his old passion of youth towards Concha, married now with the Count of Bradesco. Six years later, Bradomín, now a gambler in Mexico, seduces the beautiful Niña Chole, lover of General Bermúdez (imdb).
Bardot plays a young, sensuous French girl named Ursula, who arrives in a Spanish mountain community to visit her aunt and uncle. It isn't long before uncle is killed by handsome stranger Lamberto. Against her better judgement, Ursula falls in love with Lamberto, and helps him to elude the authorities-thereby beating her Aunt (who also loves Lamberto) to the punch.
Vincent Etchebar sings regularly in his small Basque village. One day, he is spotted by the impresario Cartoni who gives him the opportunity to break into Paris. He then leaves for the capital with his friend Bilou. But nothing is going to happen as planned...
Ana Ruiz, a young actress who works in a traveling theater company, performs only small roles, but she hopes to succeed and puts her success before the love of Miguel (imdb).
A woman who works as employee in a fashion store has to care for her ill mother. At the same time she falls in love with a bohemian man. (imdb)
The adventures of Juan Lucas, an outlaw from Sierra Morena.
The most faithful of all the major film versions of Cervantes' novel. - Written by Albert Sanchez Moreno (imdb)
Queen Juana de Trastámara ("Joanna la Beltraneja") feels an intense love for her husband Felipe, but is unrequited. His adventures with other women and premature death push her into madness.
The story of the Countess d'Orsini, French noblewoman and courtesan at the court of the Spanish king, who acted as an agent for the King of France and was one of the most powerful people at the Spanish court.
During the time of the Spanish-American War, the commandant of a Spanish detachment in Baler, in the Philippines, realizes that the native people of his district are planning an insurrection. He orders his troops to entrench in the village church. During their stay, which is prolonged for nearly a year, there are several incidents which show the tenacity and heroism of the Spanish. (imdb)