Spanish thriller – L’ASSASSINO FANTASMA – available on Blu Ray

Lassassino FantasmaL’ASSASSINO FANTASMA (TBA) 1969 SPAIN SETÓ, JAVIER BLU RAY £24.99
A woman attempts to convince her husband he is insane so she can steal his money and start a new life with his brother with whom she is having an affair.

In Spanish with English subtitles

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Alejandro Jodorowsky’s – LA MONTAÑA SAGRADA/HOLY MOUNTAINand EL TOPO – available on dvd and Blu Ray

Holy MountainLA MONTAÑA SAGRADA/HOLY MOUNTAIN (18) 197 3 MEXICO JODOROWSKY, ALEJANDRO BLU RAY – £22.99
A thief teams up with a group of politicians and industrialists who plan to storm the Holy Mountain and obtain the secret of immortality from its inhabitants.

In Spanish with English subtitles

El TopoEL TOPO (18) 1971 MEXICO JODOROWSKY, ALEJANDRO BLU RAY – £22.99
Cult spaghetti western Gunslinger El Topo 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.

In Spanish with English subtitles

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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

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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

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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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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

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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

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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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Pedro Almodóvar’s semi autobiographical movie – DOLOR Y GLORIA/PAIN & GLORY- available on dvd and Blu Ray

Pain & GloryDOLOR Y GLORIA/PAIN & GLORY (15) 2019 SPAIN ALMODÓVAR, PEDRO DVD – £12.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
Antonio Banderas stars Salvador an aging film director struggling with his health and creative inspiration. He recalls his memories as a young boy and his relationship with his mother, Jacinta, his experiments with heroin and discovering his sexuality. The film is part an autobiography of Pedro Almodóvar’s life and part fiction.

In Spanish with English subtitles

ENGLISH LANGUAGE FILM SCRIPT TO DOLOR Y GLORIA – PAIN & GLORY

ENGLISH LANGUAGE NOTES TO DOLOR Y GLORIA – PAIN & GLORY

Guardian Review –

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2019/aug/25/pain-and-glory-review-pedro-almodovar-antonio-banderas-penelope-cruz

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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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Spanish movie – TODOS LO SABEN/EVERYBODY KNOWS – out on dvd

Everybody KnowsTODOS LO SABEN/EVERYBODY KNOWS (15) SPAIN 2018 FARHADI, ASGHAR £19.99
Penélope Cruz plays Laura, who travels from Argentina with her two children to her small home town in Spain for her sister’s wedding.

Amid the joyful reunion Laura discovers her daughter has been abducted. Setting out to find her she finds she uncovers the dark truths and hidden secrets of her community.

In Spanish with English subtitles

 

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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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EDEXCEL CINEMA TITLES FOR SPANISH

Set films from September 2016

Motorcycle DiariesDIARIOS DE MOTOCICLETA /MOTORCYCLE DIARIES (15) 2004 ARGENTINA    SALLES,W/THOMAS D DVD – £19.99  BLU RAY – £19.99
Based on the journals of  Ché Guevara, this coming-of-age road movie follows the adventures of the young medical student  Ché (Gael García Bernal) and his friend Alberto Granada (Rodrigo de la Serna) as they cross South America on motorbikes in the early 1950s, on their way to take up their medical residency at a leper colony in Peru.

PaNs LabyrinthEL LABERINTO DEL FAUNO/PANS LABYRINTH (15) 2006 SPAIN TORO, GUILLERMO DEL £17.99

An adult fairy tale set in 1944 Spain, where both fantasy and reality are sinister and malevolent.

Level: AS, A2, GCSE, Scottish Highers Subject: Spanish, Film Studies, Media Studies

ENGLISH LANGUAGE FILM NOTES

ENGLISH LANGUAGE SCREENPLAY

ENGLISH FILM NOTES

SPANISH LANGUAGE SCREENPLAY

SPANISH STUDY GUIDE

 

BUTTERFLYLA LENGUA DE LAS MARIPOSAS/BUTTERFLY’S TONGUE (15) 1999 SPAIN JOSE LUIS CUERDA £19.99

A school boys friendship with his teacher is tested with the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War.

SPANISH LANGUAGE FILM NOTES

MATERIALES CURSOS ANTERIORES SPANISH LANGUAGE GUIDE

SPANISH LANGUAGE WEB PAGE

SPANISH LANGUAGE GUIDE WRITTEN BY PAULA PERERO CHAVARRÍA

FRENCH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE

MachucaMACHUCA (15) 2004 CHILE WOOD, ANDRES £19.99

Andres Woods semi-autobiographical film is set in Chile in 1973.

SPANISH FILM NOTES BY ANA VALBUENA

 

Sea InsideMAR ADENTRO/SEA INSIDE (PG) 2004 SPAIN    AMENABAR,  ALEJANDRO         £19.99
 The real-life story of the paralysed Ramon Sampedro, who fought a 30 year campaign in favor of euthanasia and his own right to die.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE

SPANISH LANGUAGE FILM NOTES

SPANISH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE WRITTEN BY JACKY COLLINS AND ANN DAVIES

SPANISH LANGUAGE WORKSHEET

LOS SIN NOMBRELOS SIN NOMBRE (15) 1999 SPAIN BALAGUERÓ, JAUME £19.99   Mother receives a telephone call from her young daughter (who she believed died five years before) demanding she find her before ‘they’ kill her.

 

 

 

All About My MotherTODO SOBRE MI MADRE/ALL ABOUT MY MOTHER (15) 1999 SPAIN ALMODOVAR, PEDRO £19.99

On the death of her son a single mother goes to find the boys father, a transvestite named Lola who does not know he had a child Level: AS, A2 Subject: Spanish, Women, Gender, Film Studies, Media Studies, PSHE & Citizenship

SPANISH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE BY JACKY COLLINS AND ANN DAVIES

Innocent VoicesVOCES INOCENTES/INNOCENT VOICES (12) 2004 MEXICO MANDOKI, LUIS £19.99

Set in El Salvador in the 1980s, an eleven-year-old boy who suddenly becomes the’man of the house’ after his father abandons the family in the middle of a civil war

Level: GCSE topic: relationships, first love AS / A Level topic: war, third world Subject:

SPANISH LANGUAGE  PRE FILM STUDENT GUIDE

SPANISH LANGUAGE POST FILM STUDENT GUIDE

SPANISH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE BY CARMEN HERRERO AND ANA VALBUENA

VOLVER (15) 2006 SPAIN ALMODOVAR, PEDRO £19.99VOLVER (15) 2006 SPAIN ALMODOVAR, PEDRO £19.99

After her death, a mother returns as a ghost, to fix a family situations she couldn’t resolve during her life.

Level: AS, A2, GCSE Subject: Spanish, Film Studies, Media Studies

ENGLISH LANGUAGE NOTES

ENGLISH LANGUAGE NOTES

SPANISH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE WRITTEN BY CARMEN HERRERO

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