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

DVD available to buy at –
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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.

DVD available to buy at –
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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

 

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