Two chess players face off at a busy café, studying both the pieces on the board and the unfolding dramas at the neighboring tables. While a young couple fumbles through an uncomfortable blind date, a longtime marriage begins to crumble. Meanwhile, a pair of film noir fans suspect they're witnessing a real-life murder. This is an ensemble drama about conversations overheard in a bustling New York City bistro. With every whispered word, we gain a greater understanding of the big picture being formed all around us. From lovers' quarrels to artistic musings and hushed confessions, a crowded restaurant is the perfect place to discover just what strangers will say when they think no one else is listening.
Enrique refuses to accept his breakup with Sara. During their last moments together, both his head and her silences are about to explode.
With Christmas approaching, Santa Claus has to contend with the fact that the North Pole is melting and find a way to rid the holiday of its capitalist nature.
Sebastian is a 28 year old painter. His most recent drawings are mainly squids, scientifically known as Cephalopods (head and legs). He is particularly attracted to the gigantic squid; a monstrous almost fantastic animal about which little is known. A few months ago, Sebastian´s girlfriend died, leading him to travel to Mexico City, where he hopes to reconnect with his lost roots, which perhaps will provide him with the emotional stability that he needs to keep on living.
Three people with insomnia get together at a supermarket where they share their experiences.
In the near future, medicine, computing and genetics have made it possible to end the human physical and psychological pain, filtering it through other human beings created expressly for this task, known as "gatekeepers". The plot follows the story of two researchers who belong to the Police Special Branch dedicated to pursue the emerging crimes related to the implementation of this new technology.
These three stories are about sex, relationships and fantasy. A couple in their 30's is looking to satisfy their sexual fantasies, so they invite a nurse to join them for a threesome. A nurse falls in love with the wrong man, an old doctor friend. A young kid meets a troubled girl outside a club.
As Mexico prepares to host the 1968 Olympics, students and civilians are uniting on the streets to protest the authoritarian government. Tensions are running high and the eyes of the world are on Mexico and President Gustavo Diaz Ordaz. Ana Maria, a student photographer and daughter of a high-ranking official, finds herself embroiled in the movement and is swept off her feet by Félix, a working-class architecture student. This film remembers the events that led to one of the darkest chapters in Mexico’s recent history: the massacre at Tlatelolco, 10 days before the opening of the Olympic Games.
Anything can happen to a foreigner who travels to meet his fiancée.
Donde los pájaros van a morir
When four women finally take the road trip they planned in high school, they have no idea of the things they'll bump into sometimes literally.
Arturo Bolaño is a mediocre insurance salesman who loves women, booze and any short cut he can find to Easy Street. He thinks he's found it with the beautiful Rebeca Solis, the wife of the owner of the hotel where he stays on business. Rebeca wants nothing more than to escape from her husband and after Arturo falls in love, she asks him to help her get rid of him. The plan goes without a hitch but just as they think they are going to get away with murder, they receive an anonymous letter from a witness to the crime.
After a mysterious, beautiful Latin woman named Miranda makes a dramatic appearance at the funeral of a man, shocking his affluent Southern California family, Victor, the man's son, heads to Mexico to find out the truth about the nature of her relationship with his dead father. He finds Miranda in the city of Guanajuato living with another man, Tobias. When Victor confronts Miranda, she denies meeting his father and says they will never hear from her again. If Miranda is telling the truth, what exactly was she doing at Victor's father's funeral? Who is the man that she is living with now? Their confrontation is the beginning of a chain of events where the protagonists will have to solve the dilemma that happens when true love comes twice at the same time.
Ramiro is a theater actor who lives estranged from his father and half brother. One morning, he runs into a suicide, who says he is an evil omen. Despite Ramiro´s efforts, the young man dies before his eyes, which leads him to believe that he has caught his bad luck. From then on, his life turns upside down, at the same time as he gets together with his family to fulfill his father´s last wish: to find the love of his life and say goodbye to her.
The comedic story of a hopeless romantic musician who believes in marriage intensely, but for some reason, each of his wives end up leaving him. A keyboard player in a sports club controlled by a group of dark, yet soulful characters, Wilson Fernández’s story spans from his adolescence until his 50s, going through the past 30 years of Mexican history. Discover how the political and social events that took place during this time have influenced his personal life.
The story of a humble farmer who becomes President of Mexico. When he is falsely accused of fraud and incarcerated, he must fight back against the corrupt system behind the scheme and clear his name for the sake of his country and family.
El último rey: El hijo del pueblo
El Octavo Mandamiento
Las Trampas del Deseo
After losing all her loved ones fifteen years ago and believing her babies were killed at the hands of the father of her first love, Leona Bravo embarks on a journey of justice against all those who hurt her. In this process, Leona discovers that her children are actually alive and is reunited with an old friend with whom she finds true love. As a result, she will be torn between her desire for justice and rebuilding her bond with her two children, as well as regaining her faith in love.
Dulce Amargo is a Venezuelan telenovela produced and aired on Televen in co-production with Mexican channel Cadena Tres and distributed internationally by Telemundo. It is a remake of the Chilean telenovela Los treinta which is adapted by Venezuelan writer Iris Dubs. Official production of Dulce Amargo began on June 11, 2012, and premiered on October 31, 2012 in the prime-time hours.
Scarlet Ortiz and Erik Hayser star as the main protagonists with Fernando Noriega and Juliet Lima as the main antagonists. The co-protagonists include Roxana Díaz, Juan Carlos Martín del Campo, Alejandra Ambrosi, Carlos Guillermo Haydon, Alejandra Sandoval, Juan Carlos García and Anabell Rivero.
It is the second telenovela produced in high definition by Televen after Nacer Contigo and the first to be co-produced with Cadena Tres. The cast is composed of Venezuelan, Mexican and Colombian actors.