Argentinian film – EL CLAN – out on dvd and Blu Ray

clanEL CLAN/THE CLAN (15) 2015 ARGENTINA TRAPERO, PABLO DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
Based on real events and set in an affluent suburb of Buenos Aires in the early-80s, a seemingly normal family makes its living off kidnapping and murder.

Patriarch and former secret service agent Arquímedes (Guillermo Francella) plans and heads up the gruesome operations, which over time draws in other members of the family as they become accomplices by turning a blind eye and benefiting from the ransoms paid.

In Spanish with English subtitles

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

Argentinian movie – ELEFANTE BLANCO/WHITE ELEPHANT – out on dvd

White ElephantELEFANTE BLANCO/WHITE ELEPHANT (15) 2012 ARGENTINA

TRAPERO, PABLO  £19.99
Drama follows  the efforts of two priests to help the residents of a slum in Buenos Aires. When the project Nicolás (Jérémie Renier) was leading in the jungle comes to a bloody halt, his old friend and mentor Julián (Ricardo Darín) invites him to the ‘Villa Virgin’ shanty town to help commence construction of a hospital long left abandoned. As he begins to realise the extent of crime in the area thanks to a drug-dealing cartel, Nicolás finds himself questioning his faith which is made worse by the flourishing relationship between himself and Luciana (Martina Gusman), a young atheist social worker.

In Spanish with English subtitles

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

Irish Times review – http://www.irishtimes.com/culture/film/white-elephant-elefante-blanco-1.1372571