At the beginning of the Spanish Civil War a group of interns of a psychiatric hospital takes advantage of the confusion of the arrival of the "national" troops to get away from the center. In their flight, the fugitive patients will find a group of anarchists with whom they share bloody war episodes.
Benito a.k.a. Guarapo, is a young laborer without land, who dreams of emigrating to America for a better future.
Madrid, 1924. A ne'er-do-well in his 30s, perpetual disappointment to his aging military father, hatches a plan to rob the mail train to Andalusia. He intends the hit to be bloodless, but complications arise soon.
The life and adventures of Pedro Becerra, a generous-hearted Andalusian bandit, and the account of his troubled love story with the beautiful Margarita…
Paco, the teenage son of a Civil Guard commander in Basque Country, becomes addicted to heroin.
Sister Angela and Sister Mary park his van in front of a bank branch. They enter the bank and with the weapons hidden under their habits, commit the robbery of the century, to the astonishment of all employees and customers. After thorough police investigation the two nuns are arrested, but then appears Trini, twin sister of one of them and now all is not so clear. Were the nuns who committed the robbery?
El rey y la reina
July 21, 1958. Madrid wakes up to the news that a pawnbroker has been murdered in his shop. Soon, police finds that the victim's associate, his pregnant wife and their maid have been murdered as well in their own home across the street.
La compasión del diablo
The lives of four people involved in dysfunctional relationships change when a porn star moves to Spain.
The plot follows the misadventures of two young friends who are forced into street hustling and ever-expanding life of crime when one impregnates the sister of the other and they need to get the money to pay for her to have an abortion.
Abdul Kader Torres (Jorge Perugorria), son of Ricardo Torres (Matterhorn), former Commissioner of the Social Political Brigade, and Fatima, a beautiful tangerine, just returned to London to work on his father's shady business dealings, "Executive Tangier ". In Tanger, Abdul was a teacher, but because of his addiction to alcohol was banned from teaching. When he meets Lidia (Ana Fernandez), the young bride of his father, feels an irresistible attraction that will force him to choose between her and his father.
Osa de la Vega, Cuenca, Spain, 1913. Gregorio and León, employees on the estate of the village's mayor, a powerful landowner, are arrested and accused of the murder of José María el Cepa, a shepherd who mysteriously disappeared three years earlier.
"Dama de Porto Pim" tells the story of a rich woman who arrives at a little Portuguese island while her husband is in the II World War; there, a humble fisherman, promised to marry a girl of the town, falls in love with her, and she will also fall in love with him, but his husband could come back.
Beatriz is an attractive young lawyer who enjoys an enviable position thanks to the influence of his father, a prominent businessman. Lucas, a young guy with a rather shady past, struggling to emerge from the unfavorable situation in which life has placed him. When Lucas is arrested with a stash of cocaine adulterated becomes a client of Beatrice. The pure cocaine has hidden with intent to distribute it only with your partner Uriarte, for it has had to deceive another of his buddies into thinking that the business has failed.
Fermín (Carmelo Gómez) is a Basque doctor who arrives on the island of Lanzarote. Meet a beautiful girl named Mararía (Goya Toledo), which falls in love in silence. One day a handsome Englishman named Beltrahn (Iain Glen) appears, who will win the love of Mararía and unleash the wrath of Fermín, who will lead the lovers to misfortune, destroying himself at the same time and becoming another kind of person, capable to get to kill for love.
Encarna, a thirtysomething girl of Móstoles (Madrid) is trapped in a life without changes, at the side of her lifelong boyfriend and with a job absent of incentives. Stigmatized by the famous Spanish sketch of the "Empanadillas de Móstoles", Encarna looks for a way to escape her boring life.
In the summer of 1977, a political prisoner, living in exile, recounts the circumstances of his escape to a journalist: in April 76, a group of ETA members planned to escape from prison, but the project fails when, due to a tip-off, the guards discover the tunnel they are digging. The inmates, far from being discouraged, start a second tunnel.
After the death of Franco, the nostalgic fascist regime attempts to preserve the 1936's order.
A woman nearing her forties, Andrea Soriana, has always pushed aside personal questions and romantic relationships in pursuit of professional success. Now a major illness forces her to reconsider her life--work, family, friendships, men-- causing a psychological and emotional crisis pushes her toward a drastic decision.
Alfonso is a retiree who visits Nanda, an elderly woman who was like his mother when he was orphaned, at a residence where Luisa, a young social worker, works. One morning, collecting snails in the Prado de las Estrellas, Alfonso meets a young man who emerges from the mist on his bike. Thereafter a friendship is born between the old master and the promising young cyclist. Alfonso, supported by his friends, without equipment or sponsors, will make a great champion from Martin, and most importantly, a great guy.
An aristocratic Sicilian family living in the 1950s. Count Villafratti has sex one night with his nymphomaniac daughter because he thinks she is his wife.
Ángel works as a forensic doctor in a medium-sized city. Abandoned by his partner, a psychiatrist friend and neighbor helps him, induces him to play sports, and directs him to a dating agency to solve his most pressing problem. This is how Ángel meets Bruno, a hustler in his early twenties , and Mavi, a prostitute with whom he maintains a friendly relationship. But in Bruno's past there is Guillermo, a former police officer who was his pimp until a conviction separated them...
After the death of don Lucio, his widow Eloísa asks one of her neighbours to use the latter's house in order to hold the dead man's wake, since Eloísa's own house is too small for that. From then on, a series of strange happenings take place during a single day.
A chronicle of the life of Jaro, the leader of a juvenile delinquent gang, depicting his rise from street urchin to outlaw anti-hero on the way to his inevitable end.
The swaggering Petruchio agrees to marry the spitting hellcat, Katherine.
Forty years later, Guillermo Montesinos, the actor who played José María el Cepa in The Cuenca Crime (1980), directed by Pilar Miró, returns to the various locations where the shooting of the mythical film, narrating the infamous Grimaldos case (1910), took place.
The second feature length movie of Paulino Viota, this is a disillusioned and biting look at the years of Spanish democratic transition, narrated in a dry and scrawny style that shows the political intrigues, struggles and frustrated hopes of the first years of Spanish transition to democracy.
Private detective Germán Areta el Piojo investigates the life of a gay man who has apparently abandoned his partner. When they both turn up dead, it seems one killed the other before committing suicide, but Areta is not convinced.
"Escuela de seducción" is an acceptable comedy which deals, for the umpteenth time, with the war of the sexes using misunderstandings and fake personalities as dramatic resources. The premise is by no means original, but this is something most films lack nowadays, and therefore the result could have been more than acceptable.
Private detective Germán Areta el Piojo gets a terminally ill client who wishes to see his long lost, runaway daughter before he dies.
Emilia... parada y fonda
Menos que cero
Marga is having a streak of bad luck. Through her friendship with Rosa, she tries to regain her self-confidence, but love interests again create conflict. It is while developing a relationship with a handsome gay sculptor ten years her junior: Iñaqui, that she starts to improve. However, Marga and Iñaqui go beyond friendship, but are frustrated by their limitations. Ultimately, the two may have to settle for an "impossible" love relationship, as their unique best road to happiness
A young Catholic girl takes viewers through a changing Spanish political and social landscape as she develops from her confirmation day to adulthood. Her first experience with the real Spain comes when her Jewish godfathers cannot come to her confirmation. One of the godfathers, using a ring, poses an early challenge to her innocence that puts her in danger. He later returns, indirectly introducing her to a new boyfriend. If he is one of the symbols for Jewish life under Franco, or for a Judeo-Christian interaction, that interaction is complex. The young woman encounters different lovers as she grows into adulthood, but at the same time she is burdened with financially supporting her father and his own rather decadent lifestyle. Again, this difference in generations could be understood as a difference between the "new" and "old" Spain; it is up to the viewers to interpret the story elements as they decide.
Rafael, a young man from the provinces, works as a waiter in a resort and helps himself economically having sex for money with rich older women. During a bomb threat, he is discovered in bed with one of the guest, Leonor Marchioness of Montenegro, and he is fired as a consequence. The Marchioness of Montenegro is an aging aristocrat, ruined economically, but still with wealthy and influential friends. She helps Rafael finds a new job in Madrid as the gardener in the mansion of Antonio Fernández Herrador, Minister of economy in the new democratic Spanish government.
Spain, 1973. Dictator Francisco Franco has ruled the country since 1939 with an iron fist; but he is now a very old and sick man. The future of the weakened regime is in danger. Admiral Carrero Blanco is his natural successor. The Basque terrorist gang ETA decides that he must die to prevent the dictatorship from continuing.
Roberto, a leader and follower of the ideals of his radical leftist opposition party, can’t resist the cheap beautiful street teenagers that are thrown his way for various pleasures.
Spanish soldiers battle indigenous tribes and their own brutal natures as they search for a legendary city built of gold.
Manoli and Fernando, a couple of communist ideas, want to live their love freely, fleeing from any bourgeois convention. At first, the couple rejects the help of her parents, but soon they will begin to give in and accept all kinds of comforts.
Adapted from the novel by Juan Marse, the film shows two distant worlds in the Spain of the 50's, the suburban and the bourgeois, which are related through two characters, Manolo Reyes, vulgar motorcycle thief who aspires to escape poverty and Teresa Serrat, university student of bourgeois extraction seduced by the revolutionary cause.
Set in 1592 and based on a true story, a Spanish nun flees the convent and lives an adventurous life disguised as a man.
Obsessed with fantasies of sex, Father Miguel seeks professional help through his church but they are not listening; thus leaving the Father in a dilemma; leaving the church or should he try, on his own, to surrender to these temptations?
A group of homosexual friends tries to set up a gay club in a town in Andalusia, meeting the opposition of the chief who will use all his resources to try to prevent it.
Drama based on the true life of a group of middle class and members of the Communist Party of Spain, who were involved in clandestine political activities during the sixties.
In Spain of the 1960s, a poor family of quinquis - a nomadic ethnic group with a tradition as old as that of the gypsises of Spain but with even more obscure origins - have a nomadic life marked by poverty. The son, Eleuterio Sánchez Rodriguez, nicknamed "El Lute", steals some chickens and is condemned to six months in jail. El Lute moves to the slum outskirts of Madrid with his common law wife, Chelo, starting an itinerant life as a peddler of pots and pans and living in a quinqui shantytown. He gradually embarks upon as life of petty criminality, eventually participating in the theft of a jewelry store during which a bystander is killed.
Roberto is an unemployed publicist who achieved success when he thought of a famous slogan: "Coca-Cola, the spark of life." Now he is a desperate man, trying to remember the happy days, back to the hotel where he spent the honeymoon with his wife. However, instead of the hotel, he finds a museum built around the Roman theater in the city. While walking through the ruins, he has an accident, an iron rod sticks into his head and leaves him completely paralyzed. If he tries to move he would die. Roberto becomes the focus of the media, which will change his life ...
La insólita y gloriosa hazaña del cipote de Archidona
Emilio Antunez and his wife Charo, come to La Molina, willing to spend a few happy days of vacation. Charo, foreseeing that she will meet with important people, brings an assorted and elegant wardrobe, which is soon able to wear when she meets with Aurora, an old school friend who is married to the eccentric millionaire Taboada.
From the land of Almodovar comes a hot new film about drugs, sex & everything else!
A trapeze artist must decide between her lust for Sergio, the Happy Clown, or her affection for Javier, the Sad Clown, both of whom are deeply disturbed.
In 1916, while Europe was in the middle of First World War and Spain was enjoying the advantages of being a neutral country, eroticism was called voluptuousness and Senator Duke of Daroca, despite his ancient lineage, fell completely in love with a famous cabaret singer, Rosario "La Criollita", which was a scandal. At that time, it was doubted that decent women had legs - But this mystery was resolved a decade later, when the roaring twenties arrived and, with them, the sensual Lupe Cardoso
Simón, contamos contigo
Elena is a writer and is in a relationship with a painter, Fernando. Charo works as a waitress in a hotel and continues to dream of John Sargent, her platonic love, although when she discovers that the actor is gay she returns to her boyfriend Luis. Mara, a model, and Miguel is dating a sick man much older than them. Eugenia is a haute couture dressmaker and cares for her niece Soledad, who wants to be a singer. All of them have ambitions of love, but none is happy with their current situation.
A political prisoner in a South American dictatorship escapes and is pursued throughout the country by a bloodthirsty dog.
A caustic satire of many of the 'types' found in Spanish society.
El Obispo Leproso
Cazadores de hombres
Compuesta y sin Novio
Curro Jiménez was a successful Spanish TV series that aired on TVE1 from 22 December 1976 to 1979. Its main theme was Andalusian "bandolerismo" in the 19th century, located in the Ronda mountains. The main characters were four bandits, Curro Jiménez
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