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Camila

Directed by: Maria-Luisa Bemberg.

Cast: Susâu Recoraro, Imanol Arias, Hector Alterio, Mona Maris.

Recounts the true story of a young Catholic socialite from Buenos Aires, Camila O'Gorman, who falls in love and runs away with a young Jesuit priest, Ladislao Gutierrez, in 1847. Eventually they are found and executed by the repressive government. The film also makes a statement about the affect of dictatorship on personal and political freedom. Spanish dialogue, English subtitles. DVD.

 

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Cuarteles de invierno / Winter retreat

Directed by: Lautaro Murúa.

Cast: Oscar Ferrigno, Eduardo Pavlovsky, Ulises Dumont.

A tango singer who has come to an Argentinian village refuses to take a position against the military repression he finds there, but suffers the consequences of the repression nonetheless. VHS Format.

 

 

 

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La deuda interna / Veronico Cruz

Directed by: Miguel Pereira.

Cast: Juan Josâe Camero, Gonzalo Morales.

This film follows the life of an Indian boy, from his birth in remote Argentina, to his death in the Falklands/Malvinas war.
In Spanish with English subtitles. VHS Format.

 

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Golpes a mi puerta /Knocks at my door

Directed by: Alejandro Saderman.

Cast: Veronica Oddo, Elba Escobar, Juan Carlos Gene, Jose Antonio Rodriquez.

A deadly encounter between two nuns and the military police reflect the turbulent times in Latin American society. In Spanish with English subtitles. VHS

 

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El hijo de la novia /Son of the bride

Directed by: Juan Jose Campanella.

Cast: Ricardo Darin, Hector Alterio, Norma Aleandro, Eduardo Blanco, Natalia Verbeke, Gimena Nobile, Claudia Fontan.

Rafael is a 42-year-old divorced father and restaurant owner who is overwhelmed with life. He feels guilty that he doesn't visit his mother, who is stricken with Alzheimer's disease; he lives in his father's shadow; he doesn't spend enough time with his daughter and he can't commit to his girlfriend. When a series of unexpected events happen, Rafael re-evaluates his life. Spanish dialogue, English or French subtitles. DVD, Dolby stereo.

 

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La historia oficial /The official story

Directed by: Luis Puenzo.

Cast: Norma Aleandro, Hâector Alterio, Analia Castro, Chunchuna Villafane.

The wife of an Argentinian businessman faces the ultimate challenge when she begins to suspect that her own daughter, adopted at birth, may have been stolen from a family of "los desaparecidos". In Spanish with English subtitles. DVD.

 

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No habrá más penas ni olvido / Funny dirty little war.

Directed by: Hector Olivera.

Cast: Federico Luppi, Julio De Grazia, Ulises Dumont, Miguel Angel Sola, Rodolfo Ranni, Hector Bidonde, Raul Rizzo.

Petty rivalries erupt into a local civil war in this satire of political and human follies. VHS

 

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