Arriving at a distant town, a businessman decides to take the identity of a passenger who died during the bus trip.
This drama features three stories about the bonds between children and absent parents. A Cuban boy who lives in poverty with his mother longs to visit his father in the United States, a Moroccan girl attempts to reunite with her father, and in Mexico, and a boy disobeys his father to visit a strange lagoon. These related vignettes showcase the powerful hold that parents have upon their children, which often remains strong despite their absence.
Cetarti is drowning in nothingness. With no job or purpose, he spends his days inside watching documentaries on television, until one day he is informed that his mother and brother were gunned down. He travels from Buenos Aires to Lapachito, a decrepit town in the province of Chaco in northern Argentina to deal with their bodies and to get the life insurance money. There he meets Duarte, a sort of boss in the town and a friend of his mother's murderer who also kidnaps people for money. Cetarti's path will lead him to committing illegal acts to get his hands on the insurance money and to his involvement in Duarte's dark dealings, leading to an absurd and unexpected outcome.
Cano, an obsessed man, comes back to the summer house where his girlfriend Sara disappeared, to recreate the last week they spent together.
Patricia, a woman from Dominican Republic, needs a home and an economic security that her illegal status in Madrid does not provide her. Milady, twenty, born in Havana and dying to travel the world. Marirosi has a job, a home, and the most complete solitude... just like Alfonso, Damián and Carmelo, men from the St. Eulalia, a village lacking both marrying women and future. A bachelors' party forces the encounter between them and the beginning of this bittersweet story of sharing a living.
A millenary language agonizes: Its last two speakers, Evaristo and Isauro (70´s) had a quarrel 50 years ago and haven't spoken to each other since. Martin, a linguist, will undertake the challenge of bringing the two old friends back together and convince them to talk again in order for him to be able to obtain a record of the language. Yet, hidden in the past, in the core of the jungle, lies a secret hidden in the language that makes it difficult to believe that the heart of Zikril will beat again - and a forbidden gay love story.
Begoña is a thirty something consultant who has rebelled against her upper middle class background and has overdone it with sex ever since her youth. On recommendation of her psychoanalyst she keeps a video diary of her encounters using a palm-sized video gadget called "The Owl". On Christmas Eve, reluctantly, Begoña goes to have dinner with her dysfunctional family: her stern mother, her married brother and her younger sister. Soon, Begoña, the family’s black sheep, clash with her relatives. She leaves abruptly in disharmony, only her sister seems sympathetic towards her. The same night in a bar, Begoña is befriended by Daniel a solitary handsome man in his late teens. The attractive and self assure Begoña draws his attention, but when her on and off ex boyfriend Elio, and adventurous biker, shows up at the bar, an argument ensures between Elio and Daniel.
When Paula leaves her mate Pedro, he misses her and looks for comfort with his best friends, Javier and Sonia. Paula is having an affair with Javier. The cuckold Pedro tries to find who is the secret lover of Paula, and hires a private eye. Meanwhile, while comforting Pedro, Sonia has one night stand with him and Javier thinks she is cheating him with her lesbian friend Lucia.
Based on the novel Francisco by Anselmo Suárez y Romero, "The Other Francisco" is a socio-economic analysis of slavery and class struggle through the retelling of the original novel. The film contrasts the romantic conceptions of plantation life found in Suárez Romero's novel with a realistic expose of the actual historical conditions of slavery throughout the Americas. It offers a critical analysis of the novel, showing how the author's social background led to his use of particular dramatic structures to convey his liberal, humanitarian viewpoint.
"Dinamita" Araya is living the crudeness of normality in an uneventful life since he retired from boxing. A chance encounter with a woman brings him back to life. The other round now takes place on life itself.
Suspected of murder, fifteen year-old Ramón Fortuna is held in a detention centre. He feels as if he has woken from a dream, a dream lived in Vallecas, a working-class neighborhood in Madrid. His childhood is over. His mother and sister have dedicated their lives to him; now, although convinced of his innocence, they are powerless. His lawyer Marcelo - another son of El Barrio - is reluctant to take the case, happier to sever all ties with his secret past and a love long lost.
Eddie encounters his ex, after she disappeared from his life for months without explanation.
A novelist travels to the country to learn the problems of a friend's shy son and runs into an intruder.
1972 Mexican experimental film by Cooperativa de Cine Marginal
A man hears a mysterious voice that gives him instructions. He must decide whether to follow or ignore them, but also deal with the consequences.
Otro Rollo is a Mexican comedy and variety show, broadcast live on Televisa on Tuesday nights. Hosted by Adal Ramones, it began airing in 1995 and finished on May 8, 2007, after twelve years on air. The show featured an opening monologue, comedy sketches, star interviews and live musical performances by various artists. In the United States, it aired on Univision.
The title "Manana Sera Otro Dia" is the name of a Mexican telenovela. It began in 1976, with principal actors Jacqueline Andere and Eduardo Fajardo. The title in English means "Tomorrow will be another day", similar to Scarlett O'Hara's famous lines, optimistic of future victory, in the 1939 film Gone with the Wind. In the Spanish title, the accented word "será" is pronounced as "say-Rah" but often the word for day is not accented. The telenovela's runtime was 30 minutes, and it had 120 episodes. The TV series was produced in Mexico by Televisa S.A. de C.V. Viewers' reactions to the show have been highly favorable.
Set in Central Michigan's farm country, this reality series follows the work done at Pol Veterinary Services. Specializing in large farm animals, Dr. Pol treats horses, pigs, cows, sheep, alpacas, goats, chickens and even an occasional reindeer. The program also features Dr. Brenda Grettenberger, who has worked with Dr. Pol since 1992.
The electrifying music documentary special from Latin GRAMMY winners Gente de Zona.
Foreign Exchange is an Australian fantastic's television programme broadcast by Southern Star during 2004. It starred Lynn Styles as Hannah O'Flaherty, a feisty Irish girl, and Zachary Garred as Brett Miller, a sun-drenched Australian boy. The pair are brought together from opposite sides of the world, due to a transfer portal. The series of 26 episodes was created by the Australian John Rapsey and directed by Annie Murtagh-Monks and Gillian Reynolos.
Otherworld is an American science fiction series that aired for only eight episodes from January 26 to March 16, 1985 on CBS. It was created by Roderick Taylor as a sort of Lost in Space on Earth. Taylor gave himself a cameo role in each episode.
In Tocantins, we meet Clara, an innocent young woman when it comes to love affairs, who lives next to her grandfather, Josafá, in Jalapão. She meets Gael, a good-humored, but explosively tempered man, heir to a wealthy family of Palmas. The attraction between the two is immediate and Clara soon gives in to this passion - she hardly knows that this love will take her from heaven to hell! For 10 years, Clara will be hospitalized in a psychiatric clinic. During the closing period, the young woman thinks about how she ended up there, strengthens herself and understands that she was the victim of a major blow.
S.O.S.: Sexo y otros Secretos is one of the four recently internationally launched series by Mexican TV Network Televisa. It premiered on May 15, 2007 on Canal 5. On September 17, 2007, Televisa confirmed the second season begun shooting on May 2008.