Mexican movie – LA LENGUA DEL SOL/THE TONGUE OF THE SUN – issued on dvd

Tongue of the SunLA LENGUA DEL SOL/THE TONGUE OF THE SUN (15) 2017 MEXICO ARIAS, JOSÉ LUIS GUTIÉRREZ £15.99
As the end of the world approaches, lovers Emilia and Ramiro live out their final days confined to their apartment.

In Spanish with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at –
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Argentinian apocalyptic horror movie – SOY TÓXICO/I AM TOXIC – issued on dvd

Image for I Am Toxic2SOY TÓXICO/I AM TOXIC (18) 2019 ARGENTINA PARES, PABLO £15.99
Argentinian apocalyptic horror which has been described as Mad Max meets The Walking Dead

In Spanish with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at –
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Argentinian drama – YO, ADOLESCENTE/MEMORIES OF A TEENAGER – released on dvd

Memories of a TeenagerYO, ADOLESCENTE/MEMORIES OF A TEENAGER (15) 2019 ARGENTINA SANTA ANA, LUCAS £15.99
16-year-old Zabo is haunted by the suicide of his friend. As Zabo moves between boyfriends and girlfriends he records his thoughts and feeling in his diary and tries to come to terms with the loss of his friend.

Based on the novel by Nicolás Zamorano.

In Spanish with English subtitles

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CIDADE DE DEUS/CITY OF GOD re-issued on dvd and Blu Ray

City of GodCIDADE DE DEUS/CITY OF GOD (18) BRAZIL 2000 MEIRELLES,F/LUND, K IN PORTUGUESE DVD – £5.99 BLU RAY – £8.99
Based on the novel by Paulo Lins and set in the Cidade de Deus slum outside Rio de Janeiro, the film follows the violent lives of the child gangs.

In Portuguese with English subtitles

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ALEJANDRO JODOROWSKY COLLECTION – issued on Blu Ray

Alejandro Jodorowsky CollectionALEJANDRO JODOROWSKY COLLECTION (18) MEXICO BLU RAY ONLY £69.99

Collection of the following films by Chilean director Alejandro Jodorowsky.

Fando y Lis (1968), based on Jodorowsky’s memories of a play by surrealist Fernando Arrabal, Fando and his partially paralysed lover Lis  search for the mythical city of Tar.

El Topo (1971), gunslinger El Topo (Jodorowsky) travels the desert with his seven-year-old son.

When they come across the scene of a massacre, one of the dying victims tells them that the gang responsible are led by a man known as the Colonel.

El Topo sets out to exact vengeance, liberating the Colonel’s wife in the process. She then challenges El Topo to prove his mettle by taking on the four masters of the desert.

Holy Mountain (1973) is an epic hallucination centering on a thief who joins a group of people who plan to storm The Holy Mountain and steal the secret of eternal life.

Psychomagic, a Healing Art (2019) is a documentary about the use of psychomagic therapy as a healing process. Director-cum-healer Jodorowsky presents his approach to the ritualistic treatment with which he claims to have cured a variety of ailments, both mental and physical.

In Spanish with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at –
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Pablo Larraín’s – EMA- issued on dvd and Blu Ray

emaEMA (15) 2019 CHILE LARRAÍN, PABLO DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £21.99
Unable to conceive a child of their own, dancer Ema and her husband Gastón adopt a disturbed young Colombian boy.

However they are unable to cope with the boys behaviour and Ema struggles to overcome her failure as a mother.

In Spanish with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at –
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Brazilian horror comedy – O CLUBE DOS CANIBAIS/THE CANNIBAL CLUB – issued on dvd

Canibal ClubO CLUBE DOS CANIBAIS/THE CANNIBAL CLUB (TBA) 2018 BRAZIL PARENTE, GUTO £12.99
Brazilian horror comedy. Affluent couple Otavio and Gilda are members of the elite Cannibal Club, which frequently gathers for decadent dinner parties in which they eat their poor servants. However, when Gilda discovers a dark secret concerning the club’s leader, Borges , the couple’s comfortable lives are thrown into jeopardy.

In Portuguese with English subtitles

 

Hollywood Reporter Review

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/review/cannibal-club-o-clube-dos-canibais-1080467

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Brazilian movie – PRIMOS/COUSINS – released on dvd

CousinsPRIMOS/COUSINS (18) 2019 BRAZIL CARVALHO, M/CAZADO, T £12.99
Young Lucas lives with the religious aunt Lourdes, but when nephew Mario is released from jail and comes to live with them. Upon meeting it’s apparent that there is a mutual attraction between them that starts off as innocent flirtations and quickly turns into a heated sexual relationship.

In Portuguese with English subtitles

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Alfonso Cuarón’s movie – ROMA – released on dvd and Blu Ray

RomaROMA – THE CRITERION COLLECTION (15) 2019 MEXICO CUARÓN, ALFONSO DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £28.99
Set in 1970′ s Colonia Roma neighbourhood of Mexico City, the film follows the tumultuous period in the life of a middle-class family as seen through the eyes the maid Yalitza Aparicio and is loosely based on Alfonso Cuarón childhood in Mexico City.

Roma is a labour of love, Alfonso Cuarón deploying monumental black-and-white cinematography, an immersive soundtrack, and a mixture of professional and nonprofessional performances to shape its author’s memories and to pay tribute to the woman who nurtured him.

DIRECTOR-APPROVED SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES

4K digital master, supervised by director Alfonso Cuarón, with Dolby Atmos soundtrack on the Blu-ray

Road to “Roma,” a new documentary about the making of the film, featuring behind-the-scenes footage and an interview with Cuarón

Snapshots from the Set, a new documentary featuring actors Yalitza Aparicio and Marina de Tavira, producers Gabriela Rodríguez and Nicolás Celis, production designer Eugenio

Caballero, casting director Luis Rosales, executive producer David Linde, and others

New documentaries about the film’s sound and postproduction processes, featuring Cuarón; Sergio Diaz, Skip Lievsay, and Craig Henighan from the postproduction sound team; editor Adam Gough; postproduction supervisor Carlos Morales; and finishing artist Steven J. Scott

New documentary about the film’s ambitious theatrical campaign and social impact in Mexico, featuring Celis and Rodríguez

Trailers

Alternate French subtitles and Spanish SDH

PLUS: A booklet featuring essays by novelist Valeria Luiselli, historian Enrique Krauze, and (with the Blu-ray) writing by author Aurelio Asiain, along with production-design images with notes by Caballero

In Spanish with English subtitles

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Argentinian movie – ROJO – out on dvd

RojoROJO (15) 2018 ARGENTINA NAISHTAT, BENJAMÍN £14.99
Set in 1970s Argentina, lawyer Claudio becomes embroiled in an argument with a stranger and the situation quickly escalates, when the mysterious stranger disappears and a private detective arrives from Chile to investigate the disappearance.

In Spanish with English subtitles

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Argentinian movie – UN RUBIO /THE BLONDE ONE – issued on dvd

Blonde OneUN RUBIO /THE BLONDE ONE (18) 2019 ARGENTINA BERGER, MARCO £12.99
In the suburbs of Buenos Aires, gay-identifying widower Gabriel has moved in with his work colleague, Juan.

Juan seems the epitome of straight machismo with a revolving door of beautiful women.

However, the attraction between the two men is undeniable and Juan begins to question his sexuality and how to proceed with this closeted relationship.

 

In Spanish with English subtitles

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Mexican movie – LA CAMARISTA/CHAMBERMAID – issued on dvd

ChambermaidLA CAMARISTA/CHAMBERMAID (15) 2018 MEXICO AVILÉS, LILA £15.99
Film by debut film-maker Lila Avilés which follows chambermaid Eve as she works on 21st floor of a luxury hotel in Mexico City. The camera follow Eve as she works long hours in the pursuit of promotion and we become privy to her journey of self-discovery, her desires, doubts and dreams.

In Spanish with English subtitles

Guardian review –

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2019/jul/28/the-chambermaid-review-la-camarista-lila-aviles

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Supernatural horror film – EL SILBÓN: ORÍGENES/THE WHISTLER – ORIGINS – available on dvd

WhistlerEL SILBÓN: ORÍGENES/THE WHISTLER – ORIGINS (15) VENEZUELA 2018 BERMUDEZ, GISBERG £12.99
Supernatural horror film based on a South American folk tale. A desperate father is trying to save his daughter from El Silbón, a creature who is gradually possessing her.

In Spanish with English subtitles

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Biopic of Carlos Acosta – YULI – THE CARLOS ACOSTA STORY – out on dvd

YuliYULI – THE CARLOS ACOSTA STORY (15) SPAIN 2019 BOLLAÍN, ICÍAR £19.99
Biographical drama about Cuban ballet dancer Carlos Acosta, who grew up in poverty in Havana and rose to stardom as the Royal Ballet company.

The film starts with Acosta formative years growing up in an impoverished family in Havana. Despite his natural talent, he is initially reluctant to embrace ballet but is encouraged by his strict father, who pushes him to enrol in dance training at a young age.

After studying at the Cuban National Ballet School, Acosta enjoys enormous worldwide success and joins the Royal Ballet, becoming the company’s first black principal.

DVD available to buy at –
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Mexican film – SIEMPRE SÍ/ALWAYS SAY YES – released on dvd

Always Say YesSIEMPRE SÍ/ALWAYS SAY YES (18) 2018 ARGENTINA FUGUET, ALBERTO £12.99
Héctor, a gay man in Hermosillo, decides to move to the bright lights of Mexico City to posE naked for photography collective Feral, leaving behind his friends and his inhibitions.

In Spanish with English subtitle

DVD available to buy at –
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