Titles you haven't rated - Actor (12)
The four attractive founders of a highly successful company are in a bind. The Spanish equivalent of the IRS are investigating them, and are soon to find that they have been guilty of a massive tax fraud. But there is a way out, one of them needs to take the fall, confessing to everything and going to prison for seven years. Not surprisingly, none of them want to go to prison. They decide to hire a mediator, to work out whom will take the fall for the other three. (imdb)
Crematorio (2011) - TV Series
Crematorium tells the story of the Bertomeus, a rich family that obtained their fortune after many generations. Rubén Bertomeu left the farm business to create a complex entrepreneurial framework that made him the richest and most powerful man in Misent. The only problem is the closest family doesn't understand progress the same way he does. (Official C+ summary)
A couple are thrown into legal and personal turmoil when the new apartment they have put down a pre-payment on turns out to be part of a scam.
Three women will have to cross the thin line dividing public and private matters. (Written by La Iguana 2007 (imdb)
Examines the feeling of entrapment that arises when needs and desires are subjugated to family obligations. It is also an astute exploration of generational politics in Spain, where the young are generally expected to carry on traditions and values. (torontointernationalfilmfestival.ca)
Spanish thriller with a kaleidoscopic narrative that details six different views of the same event. A travelling salesman who turns out to be a serial rapist is the fuse that produces an explosion between three groups of people: the remaining inhabitants of a deserted village in Western Spain, a group of speliologists called in by the locals to investigate a newly discovered cave in the hope that it will bring tourism and prosperity to the area, and the young and old of the local constabulary.
The winter of 1967 is coming to an end. Laura, a nine-year-old girl, is found drowned in a marsh near a boarding school in the Pyrenees. A month later, a mysterious stranger, Marco arrives in the city and moves into the attic of an isolated mountain house. Meanwhile, the director of the boarding school, Julia, witnesses strange behavior in Monica, the roommate of the murdered girl. Monica is simultaneously frightened by and yet drawn to the marsh. (imdb)
Smoking Room is a spanish-language, english-subtitled movie about a middle-level executive Ramirez who is outraged when the U.S.-based top management of his company decides to ban smoking in the whole office building. Ramirez believes that this mandate is being imposed on his office without regard to the acceptability and pervasiveness of smoking in the Spanish culture. He sets out on a signature campaign against the smoking-ban rule. (businessmovies)
illegal African immigrant Patricio is given a suit as thanks for helping a man change his flat tire. The new clothes improve his self-image.
Mañas's film vividly brings viewers into a world of fathers and sons in which perception doesn't always match reality. (Film Movement)
A single mother in Madrid sees her only son die on his 17th birthday as he runs to seek an actress's autograph. She goes to Barcelona to find the lad's father, a transvestite named Lola who does not know he has a child. First she finds her friend, Agrado, also a transvestite; through him she meets Rosa, a young nun bound for El Salvador, and by happenstance, becomes the personal assistant of Huma Rojo, the actress her son admired... (imdb)
Lola Otero, the ugliest woman in the world, was born in Madrid, January 1st 1982. Lola is raised by nuns that cannot protect her from the world's cruelty. When she is 18, discovers love's not blind, and decides to have surgery to solve her poblem and became one of the most beautiful women alive. But not everything is about beauty. (FILMAFFINITY)