All About My Mother (1999)

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Todo sobre mi madre (original title) Summary:  Manuela (Cecilia Roth), a hard-working single mum, takes her son, Esteban, to a play on his 17th birthday.  He aspires to be a great writer but is tragically run down and killed after … Continue reading

Heart of Glass (1976)

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Herz aus Glas (original title) Summary:  Set in 18th century Bavaria, a little town is famous for producing an exquisite red ‘ruby glass’ from a glassblowing factory.  The secret on how to make this brilliant ruby glass is feared lost when the … Continue reading

Bad Education (2004)

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La Mala Educación (original title) Summary:  Two childhood friends, Enrique and Ignacio, attended and grew up together in a Catholic boarding school.  Whilst forming their friendship and discovering movies, physical desire – what it is and how it will affect … Continue reading