10,000 km is a Spanish romantic drama film directed by Carlos Marques-Marcet. It film stars Natalia Tena and David Verdaguer as a couple trying to make their work, while one lives in Barcelona. The film had its premiere on March 10,2014 at the SXSW film festival. The film was released on May 16,2014 in Spain and on July 10,2015, in a limited release,10,000 km follows the relationship between Alexandra and Sergi in Barcelona, Spain. They struggle to find a balance between their plans of having a baby and Alexs photography career, when Alex accepts a one-year residency in Los Angeles, their distance apart tests the bounds of their relationship. They attempt to use technology to keep their relationship strong. Natalia Tena as Alex David Verdaguer as Sergi The film had its premiere at the SXSW film festival on March 10,2014. The film screened at the AFI festival on November 7,2014. The film was acquired by Broad Green Pictures for U. S domestic distribution, the film was released in a limited release and through video on demand on July 10,2015.
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The 3rd Voice
The 3rd Voice is a 1960 American crime drama/thriller film, directed by Hubert Cornfield and distributed by 20th Century Fox. Shot in CinemaScope, it is based on the novel All the Way by Charles Williams, the Man is the accomplice of Marian Forbes, the spurned mistress of a tycoon. She coaches The Man in impersonating the voice and appearance and habits of the intended victim, here he meets Corey Scott and moves on to contemplating the murder of his tutor. But things begin to go awry
7 Boxes is a Paraguayan thriller film directed by Juan Carlos Maneglia and Tana Schémbori. Initially the film was to be released in June 2011, but was delayed when the film was accepted as a competitor in the International Film Festival of San Sebastian in Spain. After months of work, the film was released on August 10,2012, and received praise from critics. 7 Boxes won the Films in Progress in what was the first unanimous decision in the festivals history, acknowledging the competitiveness of the market, and fearing for the security of his job, Victor realizes that he needs to work harder to make money that day. He receives a proposal, He is asked to transport seven boxes of unknown contents, in exchange for half of a torn $100 bill. With a borrowed cell phone, which the contractor uses to track of his progress. While crossing the eight blocks covering the market, one of the boxes is stolen and Victor loses the phone. Meanwhile, a group of porters is ready to escort the boxes for almost nothing, Victor and their pursuers are involved in a crime of which they know nothing, not the cause, nor the victim or perpetrator.
As night falls Victor realizes that he is now an accomplice in a dangerous crime, celso Franco as Victor, a porter who aspires to become a famous actor. He is recruited to transport seven mysterious boxes in exchange for one hundred dollars, lali Gonzalez as Liz, a young woman who accompanies Victor on his mission. 7 Boxes won the Films in Progress in what was the first unanimous decision at the International Film Festival of San Sebastian,7 Boxes was met with universal acclaim. The film scored a rating of 100% on the review aggregate website Rotten Tomatoes based on 29 reviews as well as receiving a score of 92% on the websites audience approval rating. Juan Carlos Maneglia was a visitor to Asuncións Mercado 4. The shooting of the film took place mainly at night,7 Boxes had a cast of 30 people and a large crew. The production included an office near the area, with the support of the leadership of the Municipal Market No.4 for logistics. The National Police accompanied the filmmakers for some sequences in some sectors needed to be closed off for location shooting.
The script provides about 75 locations for about 179 scenes, the filming of 7 Boxes lasted two months and two days of shooting, where more than 40 technicians and actors participated in the filming. 7 Boxes was directed by Juan Carlos Maneglia and Tana Schémbori, the original script was cowritten by Maneglia and Tito Chamorro
600 Miles is a 2015 Mexican drama film directed by Gabriel Ripstein. It was screened in the Panorama section of the 65th Berlin International Film Festival where it won the award for Best First Feature and it was one of fourteen films shortlisted by Mexico to be their submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy Awards. On 17 September 2015 it was selected to represent Mexico for the Foreign Language Oscar, Arnulfo Rubio smuggles weapons for a Mexican cartel. He is using an American associate, who buys the weapons in the United States for him, during one of the weapons purchases, ATF agent Hank Harris attempts to apprehend Arnulfo, but is surprised and knocked out by Arnulfos American partner, who flees the scene immediately. A panicked Arnulfo restrains the unconscious Hank and loads him into a compartment of his SUV. There, he lets Hank sit on the backseat, still handcuffed, during the drive, they get into a roadblock set up by a different cartel. While driving further and Arnulfo begin to talk to other and get closer, with Hank mentioning that his wife has died from a stroke 6 months ago.
When they arrive, Arnulfo takes Hank to his uncle, a cartel member and his uncle, furious because Arnulfo created trouble by bringing an American government employee to him, ignores his explanation. He demands that Arnulfo kill Hank, when Arnulfo cannot bring himself to do it, his uncle attempts to shoot Hank, only to be shot and killed himself at the last second by Arnulfo. Hank and Arnulfo try to flee the country, with Hank calling some associates to arrange a safe extraction to the United States and they wait at the house of another of Arnulfos uncles for Hanks associates. But the uncle secretly has alerted the cartel, who send enforcers to catch and/or kill both, Hank is able to flee the house while Arnulfo is caught. But Hank returns and kills the enforcers and flees with Arnulfo, somewhere in the desert in the border country between Mexico and the United States, Hank lets Arnulfo get out of the car and drives away, leaving Arnulfo surprised and confused. The film ends with a scene at Hanks home which shows that, in contrast to what he told Arnulfo, Hanks wife is still alive.
The screenplay, by Ripstein and Issa López, was inspired by the ATF gunwalking scandal, Ripstein wanted to focus the story on the two characters, rather than expanding it to include the cartel leaders. 600 Miles premiered in the Panorama Section of the 65th Berlin International Film Festival, Ripstein dedicated the award to his son, who will surely be the fourth generation of our family to make films because he loves it. The film opened on 150 screens in Mexico on 4 December 2015, about the process of receiving an Academy Award nomination, Ripstein said, Much lobbying is required, film quality is not always decisive. The nominees that year represented Colombia, Jordan, review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes reported a 92% approval rating based on 24 reviews, with a rating average of 7.7 out of 10. The Ariel Awards are awarded annually by the Mexican Academy of Film Arts,600 Miles won two awards out of 13 nominations
The 4th Floor (2003 film)
Planta 4ª is a 2003 Spanish film directed by Antonio Mercero and starring Juan José Ballesta, Alejandro Zafra, Gorka Moreno, Luis Ángel Priego, and Monti Castiñeiras. It was nominated for Best Picture in the 2004 Goya Awards, a group of seriously ill boys live on the fourth floor of a hospital. The floor is their home and the patients their family. Miguel Ángel is the leader of the group, recently arrived Jorge is fearfully awaiting his test results and Dani is experiencing his first love affair
12 Tangos, Adios Buenos Aires is a German documentary film from the director and producer Arne Birkenstock, filmed in 2004 in the Argentinean capital Buenos Aires. The film music was arranged and composed by the guitarist and composer Luis Borda who gathered the most important Argentinean Tango musicians for the produccion of this movie, the movie was produced by the Cologne production companies Fruitmarket Kultur und Medien and Tradewind Picturesin colobaration with ZDF and ARTE. The development of the script was aided by the European Media-Programm, the movie was released by the Kinostar GmbH and sold worldwide by Medialuna Entertainment. As co-producers Dr. Peter Bach und Hans Georg Haakshorst supported its production, the documentary tells the story of several tangodancers in the crisis-ridden Buenos Aires. In the “Catedral”, a 200 years old granary in Buenos Aires, at the core of it stands 71 years old professional dancer Roberto Tonet and the 20-year-old dancer Marcela. Tonet lost his pension during the crisis and Marcela is preparing her emigration towards Europe.
Around them dance more people who we will follow from the “Catedral” into the life during the course of the movie. We see Rodrigo and Fabiana, two children who live in the poor neighborhood Nueva Pompeya. Rodrigo is the son of Bolivian immigrants, Fabiana lives alone with her three siblings since her mother left to work as a lady in Spain, in order to gain enough money to pay rent. The movie shows the goodbye of the mother and the four children she had to leave behind, in the hippest Tango club of the city we meet five freaks of the trashrockband „Las Muñecas“ who live in the “Catedral”, organize tango-balls and interpret Gardel ‘s songs on their e-guitars. Tango is the expression of crisis and lost hope and their connection will be shown by the history of these dancers who lost their wealth, jobs, in 12 Tangos the story of these dancers and their ancestors is told. Tango, crisis and emigration join to a story about the past and future of these people. Also singing are Gabriel Menendez, Jorge Sobral and Eduardo Borda, the movie shows the last recordings with the bandoneon legend José Libertella, who died surprisingly after the movie was completed.
The bandoneon is played by Julio Pane and the young Grammy nominee Pablo Mainetti, the violin is played by the concertmaster of theTeatro Colon Mauricio Marcelli supported by Huberto Ridolfi andElisabet Ridolfi. The orchestra is completed by pianist Diego Shissi, bassist Oscar Giunta, trompetist Juan Cruz de Urquiza, Pablo La Porta, Marcos Cabezas, Diego Pojomowsky, official website 12 Tangos at the Internet Movie Database
Las 13 rosas
Las 13 Rosas is a 2007 Spanish film directed by Emilio Martínez Lázaro. It stars Pilar Lopez de Ayala, Verónica Sánchez and Marta Etura, the plot, based on a true story, follows the tragic fate of thirteen young women, fighting for their ideals in the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War. However, the entry of Francos victorious troops into the city is eminent, fearing the bloody repression that was coming, many Republicans are fleeing the country while others are unable or unwilling to do so. Julia, an attendant, and her friend Adelina, a Red Cross worker, are active sympathizers of the Spanish Republic. While spending an evening in a nightclub watching musicians perform, one of the last bombings of the city takes place, in those dire circumstances they befriend Blanca, whose husband Enrique is the musicians band leader. The triumph of the Francoist troops marks a turning point in the lives of those who sympathized with the Republic. Canepa, one of the musicians in Enriques band, is a Republican militant, fearing for his life, he decides to leave the country.
Blanca, Enriques wife, gives him money to help him on his way. Meanwhile, Julia strikes up a relationship with dapper young nationalist soldier Perico and it is rumored that there was a plot to assassinate Franco on his victorious entry into the capital, and the nationalists are seeking revenge. Although the girls have nothing to do with it, they have been targeted for their propagandistic leftist activities. The first to be arrested is Julia, before too long, is being tortured by the orders of Fontenla. Adelina, Virtudes co-worker, like most of the others is a member of a socialist group and she is turned in by her well-meaning father in the naïve belief that nothing serious will happen to her and that she is just wanted for questioning. Canepa and Teo are turned in by friends and neighbors and are tortured, Canepa commits suicide while under arrest. Teo has better luck and is released on the condition that he has to secretly help to identify and capture his friends. With Teos help, one by one the girls are arrested, only Carmen, the youngest of the girls of the group, realizes Teos double-crossing, but she is arrested.
Blanca suffers the same fate and her only crime is to have given Canepa some money. After suffering heavy police interrogations, the group of women are eventually transferred to an overcrowded prison. The reunion of the girls in jail serves as a consolation to their dire circumstances, at one point, they even enjoy a bit of tap-dancing
The 7th Day
The 7th Day is a 2004 Spanish film directed by Carlos Saura. It stars Victoria Abril, Yohana Cobo and Juan Diego, the plot, based on a true story, follows a bitter rivalry between two families that started with an ill-fated love affair, and grows over three decades. In an isolated village in Extremadura, the Jiménez and Fuentes families have a violent history of disputes, envy. The hatred between the two begins in the 1960s as a love story, between Amadeo Jiménez and Luciana Fuentes. Their romance ends when the fickle Amadeo drops Luciana, when she already has prepared for marriage, the Fuentes siblings move to a nearby village to avoid direct contact with the Jimenez family headed by Amadeo’s brother, José, who feels the two families are now even. Two decades when Jerónimo is released from jail, he rushes to look for Jóse, the events are narrated by Isabel, the oldest of José’s three young daughters. A summer romance develops between the teenager Isabel and Chino, a rebel who goes around town riding his motorcycle.
He is sincere in his affections and she falls for him, with his help, Isabel is determined to discover the seed of hatred that has tragically marked the story of the two families for more than thirty years. There is a crazy, a tonto, that watched Jose light the Fuentes house on fire. However, Isabel dismisses the testimony of the slow-witted, drug-addicted witness, isabel’s love for Chino ends, before it has time to deepen, when Chino is forced to leave town abruptly fleeing the authorities that have discovered his illicit drug dealing. He gives her a chain as a farewell gift. Upset, she throws the chain into a swimming pool dives in to retrieve it, on the seventh day of creating the world, God rested, Isabel notes, and that is why the most horrible things happen on Sunday. One Sunday the two aging brothers Antonio and Emilio Fuentes come to town with shotguns and ammunition and their revenge engulfs the entire village and its inhabitants pay with their blood. Systematically and in blood, they gun down every person that cross their path beginning with the three young Jiménez sisters.
Nine are killed,12 are injured, when the killing spree is over, Isabel is among the wounded survivors, but her two sisters Antonia and Encarna are, like many others, dead. When the police look for the two Fuentes brothers, they find them in a field and they do not struggle to be arrested, the two Fuentes sisters go to an asylum. The next day, the Fuentes brothers are captured and sent to jail for life and their two sisters, Luciana and Ángela, are found guilty, but regarded as mentally unstable, they are locked away in a mental institution. Isabel Jiménez and her move to a city on the coast
The 33 (film)
The 33 is a 2015 English-language American-Chilean biographical disaster-survival drama film directed by Patricia Riggen and written by Mikko Alanne, Craig Borten, and José Rivera. The film is based on the events of the 2010 mining disaster. The film stars Antonio Banderas as trapped miner Mario Sepúlveda, dozens of people from Copiapó, work in the San José mine. The owner ignores the warnings of the stability of the mine. The only path inside the mine is completely blocked, and the thirty-three miners manage to get to the rescue chamber and they discover that the radio is useless, the medical kit is empty, the ventilation shafts lack the required ladders, and there is very little stored food. Mario Sepúlveda becomes the leader of the miners, dividing the foods rations and stopping the outbursts of violence, the mine company does not attempt any rescue, and the relatives of the miners gather around the gates. The government of Chile decides on active intervention, and orders the use of drills to reach the chamber, the first exploratory boreholes move off-target, but a one reaches the required destination.
The miners attach a note to the bit to announce their survival. They receive new food and clothing, and television communication with the surface, a second, drill system is prepared to retrieve the miners one by one. The following names have been confirmed, The film is based on the events of the 2010 Copiapó mining accident and it is directed by Patricia Riggen and written by Mikko Alanne and José Rivera. Producer Mike Medavoy, who produced Apocalypse Now, has worked with the miners, their families, Antonio Banderas, who portrays Super Mario Sepúlveda, is the public face for the miners who sent videos to the rescuers to update them on the miners condition. The actual Sepúlveda has expressed his enthusiasm and approval towards having Banderas in the role, brazilian actor Rodrigo Santoro plays Laurence Golborne, Minister of Mining. On 17 June 2013, it was announced that Jennifer Lopez had joined to lead the cast of the film and she was replaced in the strong female central role by Juliette Binoche.
On 10 January 2014 Cote de Pablo joined the cast of the film, on 27 January 2014, Gabriel Byrne joined the cast of the film, to play the role of Andre Sougarret, the engineering genius who masterminded the miraculous rescue of the 33 trapped miners. Next day on 28 January, Bob Gunton joined the cast of the Chilean miner filming, shooting in Colombia, principal photography began in December 2013 in Colombia. Before shooting began, Riggen interviewed each of the miners and their families, after the shooting wrapped up in Nemocón, Colombia in January, crews started filming again in Copiapó, Chile on 5 February 2014 which was the actual place of the incident. On 18 February 2014 news told that more than half of the filming was done in the mine of Nemocón, Colombia. Filming wrapped up on 20 February 2014, in October 2014, James Horner was hired to compose the music for the film