Alejandro Jodorowsky’s – POESÍA SIN FIN/ENDLESS POETRY – available on dvd and Blu Ray

endless-poetryPOESÍA 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. Finally in the 1940s he finds himself ingratiating into Chile’s artistic scene at the bohemian Santiago Café Iris.

Trying to find his place in the world he befriends fellow poets including Enrique Lihn , Stella Díaz Varín and Nicanor Parra.
In Spanish with English subtitles

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Pablo Larraín’s – FUGA – issued in dvd

fugaFUGA (15) 2006 CHILE LARRAÍN, PABLO £12.99
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.

 

In Spanish with English subtitles

OTHER FILMS ON DVD BY PABLO LARRAÍN

 

EL CLUB/THE CLUB (18) 2015 CHILE LARRAÍN, PABLO DVD – £12.99 BLU RAY – £14.99
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.
MADE IN CHILE – TWO FILMS BY PABLO LARRAÍN (18) £19.99
Contains ‘Santiago 73/Post Mortem’ (2010) is set in 1973 during the last days of the rule of soon-to-be-overthrown President Salvador Allende. & ‘Tony Manero’ (2008) is a crime drama set in late 1970s Chile during the early years of the dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet.
NO (15) 2012 CHILE LARRAÍN, PABLO £19.99
Academy Award-nominated political drama set against the backdrop of the Chilean national plebiscite of 1988. Forced to hold a referendum due to external pressures, the Chilean dictator, Augusto Pinochet, allowed both sides of the debate a 15-minute slot on TV to argue for and against his rule. Rene Saavedra, here portrayed by Gael García Bernal, was the advertising executive who led the ‘no’ campaign and was forced to deal with pressures himself while doing so.
SANTIAGO ’73/POST MORTEM (15) 2010 CHILE LARRAÍN, PABLO £14.99
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.
TONY MANERO (18) 2008 CHILE LARRAÍN, PABLO £19.99
Gritty crime drama set in late 1970s Chile during the early years of the harsh dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet.

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Chilean film – EL BOTÓN DE NÁCAR – released on dvd

Pearl ButtonEL BOTÓN DE NÁCAR/PEARL BUTTON (12) 2015 CHILE GUZMÁN, PATRICIO £15.99 Using both archival images and stunning new footage the film manages to convey different periods of history and geography in a gripping tale .

With film of the long beautiful coastline of Chile, the director tells the story Chile’s terrible history of repression, from the country’s most ancient inhabitants, The Water People, to more recent memories of the disappeared Chileans during Pinochet’s brutal regime

In Spanish with English subtitles

ENGLISH LANGUAGE PRESS KIT TO EL BOTÓN DE NÁCARPEARL

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Nostalgia for the LightNOSTALGIA DE LA LUZ/NOSTALGIA FOR THE LIGHT (12A) 2010 CHILE GUZMÁN, PATRICIO £15.99
Cinematic essay set in Chile’s Atacama desert. A meditation on time, space, astronomy and history, the film follows astronomers and archaeologists at work in the desert. Meanwhile, a group of women sift through the sand nearby searching for evidence of the bodies  of their loved ones, political prisoners held in concentration camps run by Pinochet’s regime.
In Spanish with English subtitles

Chilean movie – EL CLUB/THE CLUB – available on dvd and Blu ray

ClubEL CLUB/THE CLUB (18) 2015 CHILE LARRAÍN, PABLO DVD – £12.99 BLU RAY – £14.99
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.

In Spanish with English subtitles

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

 

Chilean drama – LOS 33 DE SAN JOSÉ/33 MINERS – out on dvd

33 MinersLOS 33 DE SAN JOSÉ/33 MINERS (12) 2010 CHILE ANTONIO RECIO £15.99
Based on the true story of a team of miners trapped underground for 69 days after the collapse of an underground tunnel. The film combines real news footage with dramatic sequences filmed inside the mine, showing how the 33 men survived their ordeal inside the claustrophobic subterranean cavern as the world watched the rescue operation with bated breath.

In Spanish with English subtitles

 

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Chilean action movie – TRÁIGANME LA CABEZA DE LA MUJER METRALLETA out on dvd

Bring Me the Head of the Machine Gun WomanTRÁIGANME LA CABEZA DE LA MUJER METRALLETA /BRING ME THE HEAD OF THE MACHINE GUN WOMAN (15) 2012 CHILE   ESPINOZA, ERNESTO DÍAZ £15.99
Chilean action movie in which a criminal kingpin orders the murder of the mercenary who is determined to eliminate him. Che Longana (Jorge Alis) is the powerful underworld figure in fear of his life should the mysterious and deadly Machine Gun Woman (Fernanda Urrejola) learn his location. He duly puts a hefty price on her head, triggering a bloodthirsty series of events in which hapless local DJ and layabout Santiago Fernández (Matías Oviedo) plays a central role.

In Spanish with English subtitles

DVD available at –

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Gael García Bernal stars in Pablo Larraín’s political drama NO (15) now out on dvd

NoNO (15).2012    CHILE    LARRAÍN, PABLO        £19.99
Academy Award-nominated political drama set against the backdrop of the Chilean national plebiscite of 1988. Forced to hold a referendum due to external pressures, the Chilean dictator, Augusto Pinochet, allowed both sides of the debate a 15-minute slot on TV to argue for and against his rule. Rene Saavedra, here portrayed by Gael García Bernal, was the advertising executive who led the ‘no’ campaign and was forced to deal with pressures himself while doing so.

Selling the campaign much like any other commodity, Rene succeeded in his goal which led to the liberation of Chile from dictatorial rule with 55% of the vote.

In Spanish with English subtitles

Sight and Sound review – http://www.bfi.org.uk/news-opinion/sight-sound-magazine/reviews-recommendations/film-week-no

DVD available at – https://sites.google.com/site/worldonlinecinema/Home/spanish-latin-american-films-on-dvd