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Amores perros / Love's a bitch

Directed by: Alejandro Gonzâalez.

Cast: Emilio Echevarrâia, Gael Garcâia, Goya Toledo, Alvaro Guerrero, Vanessa Bauche, Jorge Salinas.

Three different people are catapulted into dramatic and unforseen circumstances in the wake of a terrible car crash: a young punk stumbles into the sinister underground world of dog fighting; an injured supermodel's designer pooch disappears into the apartment's floorboards; and an ex-radical turned hit man rescues a Rotweiler with a gunshot wound. Spanish (5.1 surround) or French (2.0 surround) language soundtrack with optional subtitles in English, French, and Spanish DVD.

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Camelia

Directed by: Roberto Gavaldâon.

Cast: Marâia Felix, Jorge Mistral, Renee Dumas, Carlos Navarro.

A story of desperate love between a bullfighter, Rafael, and the stage actress, Camelia. She is beatuiful and seductive, but her past has left her heart cold. When she meets the passionate and handsome Rafael, she learns to trust love once more. Yet even their great love is unable to fight against the destiny that controls them until the final curtain falls.

 

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Como agua para chocolate / like water for chocolate

Directed by: Alfonso Arau.

Cast: Marco Leonardi, Lumi Cavazos, Regina Torne.

Romantic fantasy set in the early 20th century about a young couple blocked from marrying by the demands of her cold and selfish mother. To be near his love the young man marries her sister, and she expresses her passion for him through her cooking. In Spanish with English subtitles. DVD,VHS.

 

 

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El crimen del Padre Amaro / The crime of Padre Amaro

Directed by: Carlos Carrera.

Cast: Gael Garcâia Bernal, Ana Claudia Talancâon, Sancho Garcia, Angâelica Aragâon, Luisa Huertas, Pedro Armendâariz, Ernesto Gomâez Cruz, Gastâon Melo, Damiâan Alcâazar.

A recently ordained priest is sent to a small parish church in rural Mexico to help an aging priest. Upon arriving at his new post, he meets a beautiful young woman with a religious passion that borders on obsession. Quickly her passion for her faith becomes entangled in a growing attraction to the new priest. When the priest crosses the line that seperates temptation from sin, he finds himself torn between the devine and the carnal, the righteous and the unjust. In Spanish or English with English, French or Spanish subtitles. DVD.

 

 

 

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The Criminal Life of Archibaldo de la Cruz

Directed by: Luis Buänuel.

Archibaldo's criminal life began on the eve of the Mexican Revolution when he wished his nanny dead. A bullet blasted through the window and killed her. Thus begins his life of murder, alleged murder and insanity. Spanish with English subtitles.VHS

 

 

 

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Dust to dust / Por la libre

Directed by: Juan Carlos de Llaca.

Cast: Osvaldo Benavides, Rodrigo Cachero, Ana de la Reguera, Otto Sirgo, Rosa Marâia Bianchi, Pilar Ixouic Mata, Alejandro Tomassi, Gina Morett, Alexia Witt, Emilio Cortâes.

Rodrigo Carnicero would rather die than attend his son's latest wedding, so that's what he does, leaving the family to grapple with a will that's as difficult as he was. Grandsons Rocco and Rodrigo take a road trip to Acapulco to scatter the old man's ashes at sea, learning a few family secrets along the way.
In Spanish with English subtitles. DVD format.

 

 

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El gran calavera / The great madcap

Directed by: Luis Bunuel.

Cast: Fernando Soler, Rosario Granados, Andres Soler, Ruben Rojo, Gustavo Rojo, Maria Luisa Serrano.

A successful businessman, depressed and drinking since the death of his wife, is in danger of losing the wealth that his family depends on so they plan to shock him into recovery by making him think he's driven them all to poverty and the need to work. He discovers the plot and turns the tables with surprising results. Spanish dialogue, English subtitles. VHS.

 

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