A woman's desire to give her brother a dignified funeral is fatally thwarted when he declares on his deathbed his wish to be cremated. A Spanish black comedy of high passions, urns and vacuum cleaners.
A car overturned. A mountain's edge. A woman's trapped upside down. She wakes to see her partner, freed from the wreck, and the world starts turning. Climbing back in he straps himself upside down ... More »
Guernica once epitomized civilian suffering in twentieth-century warfare. Using Picasso's celebrated work as a reference point, this film evokes a contemporary world in which civil strife and ... More »
Sex and death, death and sex, the obsessive passions of childhood coming face to face with the violence of love (well, it is a Spanish film after all). It's all shot with a lovingly fetishistic ... More »
Having left Franco's Spain many years prior Elias, now returns to meet what remains of his family and to confront the present day reality of his long guarded and cherished memories. Correspondence ... More »
As a child Migue ran away from a family home ravaged by poverty. As a teenager he finds a new home and family; living on the rooftops of Barcelona with his girlfriend Mara and an illegal immigrant ... More »
Pressing tight against the strictures of the social world, the instructions of culture, the model of the family that teaches us to be human, lies the lure of the inhuman the cry of the beast outside ... More »