Cronos (1993)

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Summary:  An old, happily settled antiques dealer (Federico Luppi) discovers a curious device mysteriously hidden inside the hollow base of a 450 year old statue.  Fascinated but unaware of its purpose, he begins to unwind the device until a golden, scarab-like … Continue reading

Holy Motors (2012)

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Summary: A mysterious man named Monsieur Oscar (Denis Lavant) is driven to a number of ‘appointments’ by his driver Céline (Édith Scob), who is also a very close friend.  His ‘appointments’, in and around Paris, could be described as taking on … Continue reading

Amores Perros (2010)

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Summary:  “Life’s a bitch“, “Loves lost” and “Very bad love affairs” all appear when searching for a translation of the film’s title, which tells the story of three people who have no other connection than all being involved in a fatal car accident in Mexico City.  … Continue reading

Biutiful (2010)

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Summary:  A single-father named Uxbal (Javier Bardem) takes care of his two children as he is separated from their mother, Marambra (Maricel Álvarez), because of her reckless ways.  She suffers from alcoholism and bipolar disorder and is too irresponsible in … Continue reading