Posts tagged ‘cine latino’
2010 / Mexico / 35mm / Color / 82 min
Directed by Diego Luna
Sundance Film Festival (USA, 2010)
Mute Abel is no ordinary nine-year-old. He is coming home after spending time in a psychiatric facility, having reacted badly to his father’s disappearance two years earlier. Then suddenly Abel decides to speak again and alarmingly reinvents himself as the patriarch of the house. When his father suddenly reappears, however, the a (more…)
No Return/ Sin Retorno
On a hot summer night in Buenos Aires, a hit-and-run accident will link the lives of three men, one of them played by Leonardo Sparaglia. After running over a young man, the guilty driver leaves the scene of the crime without leaving a trace. The deceased young man’s father, with the support of the media, demands that the person responsible for his son’s death be hunted down and sent to jail. Entangled in a mesh of chance and despair, the characters in the story must face guilt, responsibility and the intimate need for redemption in an escalation that eventually reaches a point of no return. (more…)
Cine Las Americas is pleased to announce the first in a series of screenings for the “Cine Las Americas Signature Series” at the Alamo Drafthouse. This series will feature regular advance premieres of the greatest Spanish and Portuguese language releases, bringing to Austin audiences some of the newest and greatest titles all year round.
a film by Pablo Trapero
Argentina / Chile / France / South Korea
107 minutes , 35mm, Color
Starring Ricardo Darín, Martina Gusman, Carlos Weber,
Jose Luis Arias, Fabio Ronzano
Sosa (Ricardo Darín, THE SECRET IN THEIR EYES) is an ambulance-chasing personal injury attorney with questionable ethics. Lujan (Martina Gusman, LION’S DEN) is a young, idealistic country (more…)
The Santa Barbara Film Festival will kick off Jan. 27 at the Arlington Theater with the U.S. premiere of “Sarah’s Key,” directed by Gilles Paquet-Brenner and starring Kristin Scott Thomas.
The fest announced its lineup Thursday for the 26th edition of the event, which runs through Feb. 6. The closing night film will feature the premiere of “Carmen in 3D,” directed by Julian Napier and marking the first time ever that an opera has been filmed and shown in digital 3D.
“We’ve taken a cue from Christopher Nolan’s ‘Inception’ — ‘You mustn’t be (more…)
CineMart, the International Film Festival Rotterdam’s (IFFR) co-production market has made their picks for the crop of projects that will be presented to over 800 possible co-financiers from January 30 – February 2, 2011 in Rotterdam. The 33 selected projects were waded from 434 submitted entries, and include projects from renowned filmmakers such as Jan Švankmajer, Carlos Reygadas, Alex van Warmerdam, Andrei Zvyagintsev and Sergei Loznitza, as well as feature film debuts, films by competition filmmakers from preceding IFFR editions, and films that received Hubert Bals Fund contributions. (more…)
DIRECTOR: Iyari Wertta
Producer: Issa Guerra
Editor: Luciana Jauffred, Francisco Rivera, Yoame Escamilla
Screenwriter: Iyari Wertta (more…)
October 30, 2010, 8 p.m.
An ambulance-chasing lawyer named Sosa (Ricardo Darín) and a twenty-something emergency room doctor, Luján (Martina Gusman), meet among the twisted carnage of a car crash. He’s caught up in shady insurance schemes but anxious to find a way to come clean; she’s ambitious and capable, but takes the edge off of sleep deprivation and adrenaline jitters with a regular fix. In Pablo Trapero‘s electrifying thriller neither conscience nor love comes without cost, and corruption casts an omnipresent shadow. Upon its debut at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival, Twitch’s Todd Brown wrote, ”Trapero serves notice here that he is one of the very best (more…)
October 29, 2010, 8 p.m.
Film Forward reviewer Kent Turner praised Rigoberto Perezcano’s tale of illegal immigration as ”the most surprising film,“ in the Lincoln Center/MoMA series, ”New Directors/New Films.“ It centers on Andres, a farmer from Oaxaca, who is caught crossing the border illegally and ends up stranded in Tijuana. There, killing time before he tries crossing again, he finds a job helping out at a bodega and becomes involved with both its owner and her friend, two women left behind by men like Andres. ”What may start out as a message movie . . . (more…)
U.S. and Germany-based D Street Media Group has acquired Argentine film production and sales company Americine as the distribution and production house pushes into Latin America.
D Street founder and CEO Dexter Davis said he plans to build Americine’s Latin American-focused catalog to offer a global selection of titles; step up production and co-productions in Latin America and Europe via (more…)
Broadcaster Televisa is betting on the U.S. Hispanic market for growth after reaching a new royalty deal with partner Univision and is sending plans to enter Mexican mobile phone market to the backburner for now.
Grupo Televisa said earlier this month it was investing $1.2 billion in debt-laden broadcaster Univision, a long-time partner that uses the Mexican company’s programs to fill in most of its prime time slots. (more…)