Mexican movie – LA REGIÓN SALVAJE/UNTAMED – released on DVD and Blu Ray

UntamedLA REGIÓN SALVAJE/UNTAMED (18) 2016 MEXICO ESCALANTE, AMAT DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
Disillusioned  factory worker Ale lives with her macho husband Angel and their two sons. Angel is also having an affair with Ale openly gay brother Fabian. Their lives becomes more complicated when a meteorite lands in a nearby forest bringing with it a mysterious force which may be able to solve their problems and change their lives forever.

In Spanish with English subtitles

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Chilean thriller – CAMALEÓN – out on dvd

ChameleonCAMALEÓN (18) 2016 CHILE SERRANO , JORGE RIQUELME £12.99
Psychological thriller about a wealthy lesbian couple who’s life is turned upside down when a young man turns up out of the blue.

Affluent lesbian couple, Paula and Paulina, are sharing the last day of their holiday at a beachfront summer house, when Gastón, a young guest from the previous night’s party,  interrupts their stay.

His unexpected arrival brings with it an unsettling presence, which becomes increasingly malevolent, causing tensions within the couple’s relationship and a shocking transformation is triggered.

The film offers an unflinching look at Chilean society, exploring inequality, class conflict and attitudes towards race, gender and sexuality.

In Spanish with English subtitles

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NEW SPANISH/LATIN AMERICAN DVD RELEASES 2017

 

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NEW SPANISH/LATIN AMERICAN  RELEASES 2017

AQUARIUS (18) 2016 BRAZIL FILHO, KLEBER MENDONCA IN PORTUGUESE DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £17.99
65-year-old retired music critic, Clara, lives in the Aquarius apartment building in Recife. When she refuses to sell her apartment to property developers, the developer harass Clara and she in turn hardens her stance and takes matters into her own hands.
ATRAVÉS DA SOMBRA/THROUGH THE SHADOW (15) 2015 BRAZIL LIMA JR. ,WALTER IN PORTUGUESE £10.99
Thriller set in 1930s Brazil based on Henry James’ s classic mystery novel “The Turn of the Screw. Laura is hired as a tutor for two orphaned children living on a coffee farm, however Laura begins to feel that the children are under the evil influences of hostile spirits.
COMO UNA NOVIA SIN SEXO /BROMANCE (15) 2016 ARGENTINA SANTA ANA, LUCAS £15.99
1996 and four teenage friends are on a camping trip in a remote part of Argentina. Juli, the only girl in the group, notices that the boys seem to have a closer relationship than what she would consider ‘normal’. A trip that began as a simple fun getaway now forces the them all to confront their sexuality.
DE CHICA EN CHICA/GIRL GETS GIRL (18) 2015 SPAIN SEBASTIÁN, SONIA £15.99
Delicious camp comedy telenovela based on the successful online Spanish TV series. After living for nine years in Miami, Inés return home to Madrid and turns up at her ex Verónica’s house and faces up to her past mistakes, like leaving her pregnant girlfriend Verónica at the altar.
EL DÍA TRAJO LA OSCURIDAD/DARKNESS BY DAY (15) 2013 ARGENTINA DE SALVO, MARTIN £12.99
Horror film set in a Argentinian village plagued by an outbreak of rabies.
EL SUR (PG) 1983 SPAIN ERICE, VICTOR DUAL DVD/BLU RAY £19.99
Based on Adelaida García Morales’s short story about eight-year-old Estrella who lives in northern, post-war Spain, but is fascinated with the south of Spain where her mysterious father Agustín used to live.
ENTRE TINIEBLAS/DARK HABITS (15) 1983 SPAIN ALMODOVAR, PEDRO DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £24.99
Pedro Almodovar’s deadpan comedy set in a convent.
ESTEROS (15) 2016 ARENTINA CUROTTO, PAPU £15.99
Matias and Jeronimo have know each other since childhood and have developed feels for each other. However Matias’s father accept a job in Brazil to break up their relationship. Ten years later Matías, along with his girlfriend, return to Argentina. On meeting his old friend Jerónimo, the two men still find they have passionate feelings for one another.
LA FLOR DE MI SECRETO/FLOWER OF MY SECRET (15) 1995 SPAIN ALMODOVAR, PEDRO DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £24.99
A mixture of melodrama and comedy.
JULIETA (15) 2016 SPAIN ALMODÓVAR, PEDRO DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £27.99
Told over 30 years and based on Alice Munro’s short stories ‘Chance’, ‘Soon’ and ‘Silence. Recently bereaved, 55 year old teacher, Julieta, writes a long letter to her estranged daughter Antía, explaining the secrets she has kept from her and then sets out to mend their fractured relationship.
KIKA (18) 1994 SPAIN ALMODOVAR, PEDRO DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £24.99
Kika, a make-up artist is involved in a web of intrigue.
LABERINTO DE PASIONES /LABYRINTH OF PASSION (18) 1982 SPAIN ALMODOVAR, PEDRO DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £24.99
Overlapping stories of Sexilia the pop star, Riza the gay son of an emperor and a whole host of eccentric characters.
LA LEY DEL DESEO/LAW OF DESIRE (18) 1987 SPAIN ALMODOVAR, PEDRO DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £24.99
Outrageous tale of lust, passion and jealously.
MARIPOSA (15) 2015 ARGENTINA BERGER, MARCO £12.99
Taking the theory of the butterfly effect, that the tiniest flap of a butterfly’s wings can effect events, the film hinges on a decision which is then shown in
two parallel storylines. Leading to vastly different romantic and erotic consequences.
MUJERES AL BORDE DE UN ATAQUE DE NERVIOS/WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN (15) 1988 SPAIN DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £24.99
A highly stylised and frantic comedy.
NERUDA (15) 2016 CHILE LARRAÍN, PABLO £12.99
Set in Santiago in 1948, Gael García Bernal plays inspector Oscar Peluchonneau, who is looking to arrest the poet Pablo Neruda for denouncing the Chilean government. However on meeting Peluchonneau, Neruda strikes up an unexpected friendship with the inspector, inspiring Neruda to pen a collection of poems.
NUNCA VAS A ESTAR SOLO/YOU’LL NEVER BE ALONE (15) CHILE 2016 ANWANDTER, ALEX £15.99
Film by the directorial debut of electropo star Alex Anwandter, which depicts the days before and after a homophobic hate crime.
EL OLIVO/OLIVE TREE (15) 2016 SPAIN BOLLAÍN, ICÍAR DUAL FORMAT EDITION £17.99
To help her ailing and melancholic grandfather, Ramón, 20-year-old Alma embarks on a quest to recover a 2,000-year-old olive tree that the family sold against the grandfathers wishes.
Alma tracks the tree to the Lobby of an energy company in the German city of Düsseldorf and with the help of friends and grassroots activist she hatches a plans to return the tree to its rightful home.
OUTLAWS (15) 2012 WRIGHT, DEAN CAN BE PLAYED IN SPANISH £15.99
Set in the Cristero War fought between 1926 and 1929 when Mexican President Plutarco Elías Calles introduces a number of anti-Catholic measures and the western Mexican states rebel against this secularist, anti-Catholic, and anticlerical policies .
PABLO LARRAÍN: THE COLLECTION (18) CHILE £38.99
Features – Fuga (2006), Tony Manero (2008) El Club (2015), Neruda (2016),Santiago ’73/Post Mortem.
EL PASTOR/THE SHEPHERD (15) 2006 SPAIN BURLEY, JONATHAN CENZUAL £15.99
A psychological drama and a parable of corporate greed, in which middle-aged shepherd refused to sell his land to a property developer, much to the annoyance of this neighbours.
POESÍA SIN FIN/ENDLESS POETRY (15) 2016 CHILE JODOROWSKY, ALEJANDRO DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
Autobiographical drama which follows Jodorowsky from his teenage years and his desire to become a poet despite the objections of his oppressive father.
¿QUÉ HE HECHO YO PARA MERECER ESTO!!/WHAT HAVE I DONE TO DESERVE THIS? (18) 1984 SPAIN DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £24.99
Bizarre but liberating comic exploration of a woman in modern Spain.
RETOUR À ITHAQUE/RETURN TO ITHACA (15) 2014 SPAIN CANTET, LAURENT £12.99
Amadeo has writer’s block, so after 16 years of exile, he return to Havana and is reunited with his friends. The friends share the stories of how their lives have unfolding, they sing, laugh, dance together and reminisce about their youth and dreams for their future.
ROMEU & ROMEU: PART 1 (15) 2016 BRAZIL MENDONÇA, JONATHAN £15.99
Five episodes from this modern day Brazilian adaption of Romeo & Juliet. Ramon Monteiro (João Mesquita) and Rômulo Campelo (Arthur Chermont) represent the two feuding families, who both start off hating each other but then fall in love which each other.
SÉ QUIÉN ERES 1/I KNOW WHO YOU ARE: SEASON 1 (15) 2017 SPAIN £24.99
16 part series in which prestigious lawyer Juan is injured in a serious car accident, with subsequent memory loss. However, when traces of blood belonging to Juan’s missing niece are discovered in the wreckage, the police begin to suspect Juan could be responsible for her murder.
TAEKWONDO (18) 2016 ARGENTINA BERGER, M/FARINA, M
Fernando (Lucas Papa) invites a gym buddy German (Gabriel Epstein) to join a group of his male friends for a relaxing, summer getaway without their respective girlfriends. However German is infatuated with Fernando questions how long he can or should conceal his true self.
UN TANGO MÁS/OUR LAST TANGO (15) 2015 ARGENTINA KRAL, GERMAN £15.99
German Kral’s documentary tells the story of legendary tango dancers María Nieves Rego and Juan Carlos Copes. The couple met as teenagers and went on to dance the tango together for almost 50 years.
UIO: SÁCAME A PASEAR/TAKE ME FOR A RIDE (15) 2016 ECUADOR RUEDA, MICAELA £15.99
Teenager Sara is in her final year of high school but has never managed to fit in with her classmates and remains an outsider to most of her peers, but that all changes when she meets Andrea. They instantly bond which quickly escalates into a passionate romance.
VAMPIR CUADECUC (E) 1971 SPAIN PORTABELLA, PERE IN CATALAN DVD – £12.99 BLU RAY – £17.99
Experimental documentary that follows the shooting of Jesús Franco’s ‘Count Dracula’ (1970) starring Christopher Lee, featuring behind-the-scenes footage of the production process accompanied by a soundtrack from Catalan artist and musician Carles Santos
VIS A VIS/LOCKED UP: SERIES 1 (15) 2014 SPAIN £34.99
All eleven episodes from the Spanish drama set in a women’s prison.
ZIPI Y ZAPE Y EL CLUB DE LA CANICA/ZIP & ZAP AND THE MARBLE GANG (PG) 2013 SPAIN SANTOS, OSKAR £19.99
Adventure comedy adapted from the comic by José Escobar Saliente. Twins Zipi and Zape are punished for their bad behaviour and sent to a summer boarding school.
Fed up of their new surroundings, the twins join forces with friends Filo and Micro to form a resistance group called the Marble Gang and vow to fight back against their ruthless headmaster.

DVD available to buy at –
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Brazilian adaptation of Romeo and Juliet – ROMEU & ROMEU: PART 1 & 2 – out on dvd

Romeu & RomeuROMEU & ROMEU: PART 1 (15) 2016 BRAZIL MENDONÇA, JONATHAN £15.99
Five episodes from this modern day Brazilian adaption of Romeo & Juliet. Ramon Monteiro (João Mesquita) and Rômulo Campelo (Arthur Chermont) represent the two feuding families, who both start off hating each other but then fall in love which each other.

ROMEU & ROMEU: PART 2 (15) 2016 BRAZIL MENDONÇA, JONATHAN £15.99
Last five episodes from this modern day Brazilian adaption of Romeo & Juliet.

In Portuguese with English subtitles

 

DVD available to buy at –
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Catalan documentary – VAMPIR CUADECUC – released on dvd

Vampir CuadecucVAMPIR CUADECUC (E) 1971 SPAIN PORTABELLA, PERE IN CATALAN DVD – £12.99 BLU RAY – £17.99
Experimental documentary that follows the shooting of Jesús Franco’s ‘Count Dracula’ (1970) starring Christopher Lee, featuring behind-the-scenes footage of the production process accompanied by a soundtrack from Catalan artist and musician Carles Santos.

In Catalan with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at –
http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/spanish-latin-american-films-on-dvd

 

Pablo Larraín collection issued on dvd

Pablo LarraínPABLO LARRAÍN: THE COLLECTION (18) CHILE £38.99
Features – Fuga (2006), Tony Manero (2008) El Club (2015), Neruda (2016),
Santiago ’73/Post Mortem.

EL CLUB/THE CLUB (18) 2015 CHILE LARRAÍN, PABLO
Set in a small coastal town, four old Catholic priests live in exile under the watchful eye of a nun, Sister Monica serving time repenting an array of indecent acts from child abuse to abducting children. The arrival of a fifth disgraced priest disrupts the idyllic retreat.

FUGA (15) 2006 CHILE LARRAÍN, PABLO
Eliseo Montalbán is a Chilean composer committed to a asylum, where he scrawls his unfinished composition on the walls. When Argentine music student Ricardo discovers the composition he passes it off as his own. Years later, after Montalbán has left the mental hospital, Coppa tracks him down to apologise for plagiarising his symphony.

NERUDA (15) 2016 CHILE LARRAÍN, PABLO
Set in Santiago in 1948, Gael García Bernal plays inspector Oscar Peluchonneau, who is looking to arrest the poet Pablo Neruda for denouncing the Chilean government. However on meeting Peluchonneau, Neruda strikes up an unexpected friendship with the inspector, inspiring Neruda to pen a collection of poems. The film was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

TONY MANERO (18) 2008 CHILE LARRAÍN, PABLO
Gritty crime drama set in late 1970s Chile during the early years of the harsh dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet.

SANTIAGO ’73/POST MORTEM (15) 2010 CHILE LARRAÍN, PABLO
Set in 1973 during the last days of the rule of soon-to-be-overthrown President Salvador Allende. Alfredo Castro stars as Mario, a solitary morgue employee whose obsession with his next-door neighbour, cabaret dancer Nancy Puelma, unfolds against the backdrop of a nation on the verge of political and economic collapse.

In Spanish with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at –
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Spanish film – RETOUR À ITHAQUE – out on dvd

Return to IthacaRETOUR À ITHAQUE/RETURN TO ITHACA (15) 2014 SPAIN CANTET, LAURENT £12.99
Amadeo has writer’s block, so after 16 years of exile, he return to Havana and is reunited with his friends.

The friends share the stories of how their lives have unfolding, they sing, laugh, dance together and reminisce about their youth and dreams for their future.

In Spanish with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at –
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Argentinian film – MARIPOSA – out on dvd

MariposaMARIPOSA (15) 2015 ARGENTINA BERGER, MARCO £12.99
Taking the theory of the butterfly effect, that the tiniest flap of a butterfly’s wings can effect events, the film hinges on a decision which is then shown in
two parallel storylines. Leading to vastly different romantic and erotic consequences.

In Spanish with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at –
http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/spanish-latin-american-films-on-dvd

 

 

Spanish film – EL PASTOR/THE SHEPHERD – out on dvd

ShepherdEL PASTOR/THE SHEPHERD (15) 2006 SPAIN BURLEY, JONATHAN CENZUAL £15.99
A psychological drama and a parable of corporate greed, in which middle-aged shepherd, Anselmo, refused to sell his land to a property developer.

However the shepherds disdain for money is much to the annoyance of this neighbours who are all set to gain if Anselmo sells his land.

 

In Spanish with English subtitles

 

DVD available to buy at –
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Spanish film – UIO: SÁCAME A PASEAR/TAKE ME FOR A RIDE – out on dvd

Take Me for a RideUIO: SÁCAME A PASEAR/TAKE ME FOR A RIDE (15) 2016 ECUADOR RUEDA, MICAELA £15.99
Teenager Sara is in her final year of high school but has never managed to fit in with her classmates and remains an outsider to most of her peers, but that all changes when she meets Andrea. They instantly bond which quickly escalates into a passionate romance.

However, when photos of the pair together are published on the Internet their new relationship comes under strain leaving them with some difficult choices to make.

In Spanish with English subtitles

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Spanish series -SÉ QUIÉN ERES 1/I KNOW WHO YOU ARE: SEASON 1 – released on dvd

I Know Who You AreSÉ QUIÉN ERES 1/I KNOW WHO YOU ARE: SEASON 1 (15) 2017 SPAIN FREIXAS, PAU £24.99
16 part series in which prestigious lawyer Juan is injured in a serious car accident, with subsequent memory loss. However, when traces of blood belonging to Juan’s missing niece are discovered in the wreckage, the police begin to suspect Juan could be responsible for her murder.

In Spanish with English subtitles

 

DVD available to buy at –

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Spanish comedy adventure – ZIPI Y ZAPE Y EL CLUB DE LA CANICA/ZIP & ZAP AND THE MARBLE GANG – available on dvd

Zip & ZapZIPI Y ZAPE Y EL CLUB DE LA CANICA/ZIP & ZAP AND THE MARBLE GANG (PG) 2013 SPAIN SANTOS, OSKAR £19.99
Adventure comedy adapted from the comic by José Escobar Saliente. Twins Zipi and Zape are punished for their bad behaviour and sent to a summer boarding school.

Fed up of their new surroundings, the twins join forces with friends Filo and Micro to form a resistance group called the Marble Gang and vow to fight back against their ruthless headmaster.

 

In Spanish with English subtitles

SPANISH LANGUAGE NOTES TO ZIPI Y ZAPE Y EL CLUB DE LA CANICA

ENGLISH LANGUAGE FILM NOTES TO ZIPI Y ZAPE Y EL CLUB DE LA CANICA

GERMAN LANGUAGE TEACHING NOTES TO ZIPI Y ZAPE Y EL CLUB DE LA CANICA

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Pablo Larraín’s – NERUDA – released on dvd

NerudaNERUDA (15) 2016 CHILE LARRAÍN, PABLO £12.99
Set in Santiago in 1948, Gael García Bernal plays inspector Oscar Peluchonneau, who is looking to arrest the poet Pablo Neruda for denouncing the Chilean government. However on meeting Peluchonneau, Neruda strikes up an unexpected friendship with the inspector, inspiring Neruda to pen a collection of poems. The film was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

In Spanish with English subtitles

Guardian review –
https://www.theguardian.com/film/2017/apr/06/neruda-pablo-larrain-biopic

SPANISH LANGUAGE TEACHING NOTES TO NERUDA

FRENCH LANGUAGE FILM NOTES TO NERUDA

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Argentinian film – ESTEROS – issued on dvd

EsterosESTEROS (15) 2016 ARENTINA CUROTTO, PAPU £15.99
Matias and Jeronimo have know each other since childhood and have developed feels for each other. However Matias’s father accept a job in Brazil to break up their relationship. Ten years later Matías, along with his girlfriend, return to Argentina. On meeting his old friend Jerónimo, the two men still find they have passionate feelings for one another.

In Spanish with English subtitles

 

DVD available to buy at –
http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/spanish-latin-american-films-on-dvd