Skip to main content

Made in Spain

Angel, a soil fumigator with a personality dis­order, drives in his white van to a Martian-red landscape to rid the local vineyards of a persistent plague of woodlice. His unsettling habit of conversing with himself out loud mirrors deeper confusions about love, metaphysics and the nature of ... Read more
Vicente Aranda's big-budget omnibus, center­ing on female soldiers during the Spanish Civil War, has all the winning ingredients: peren­nially controversial history, spellbinding visuals and polished production. Maria, a wide-eyed young nun who is forced to flee her Barcelona convent by the ... Read more
Victor Ventura is a wanna-be actor struggling for survival in a rapacious Madrid, a hapless Hugh Grant type whose earnest approach to life has thus far found him delivering more pizzas than lines. Victor's luck changes when he gets two breaks: an audition for a Hollywood film and a lucrative job at ... Read more
Gloria becomes an alcoholic prostitute in Mexico after the maiming of her Toreador husband. Having been embroiled in a shootout between Mexican gangsters and police, she uses a stolen address book to try to obtain a share of the money which is being laundered by the Mexi­cans in Madrid ... Read more
Part suspense, part getting of wisdom, Mon­txo Armendariz Barrios's film takes place in a Spanish village during the mid-60s. Victims of a terrible crime committed long ago haunt a coun­try house: their voices tremble through a locked room and echo in the cellar. So begins nine year old ... Read more
Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director