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Films From Peru

A youth. A doorway. An old man. One comes out. One goes in. The world is unconquered. ... Read more
Días de Santiago Peru Santiago, an intense 23-year-old soldier, has returned to Lima after years of fighting the scourge of drug-traffickers and terrorist organisations. He is a member of a lost generation, adrift in the wake of government irresponsibilities. Shocked upon his return to find Lima a ... Read more
“Peruvian realities and… light magical realism mesh to create a vivid picture of a society and its problems.” - Variety ... Fausta suffers from what Peruvians call la teta asustada - ‘the frightened breast' - a condition passed through mother's milk that affects the children of those ... Read more
The women of El Planeta have organised themselves Comite de Danas" in order to fight the biggest evils municipal district—hunger, disease, illiteracy. ... Read more
"This beautiful Peruvian film captivated me with the simplicity of its concept and its beautiful imagery which betrays a personal visual style. A grandson asks his grandfather about the old days then we see how even today the fishermen ply their trade just like their forefathers." Eva Schmid ... Read more
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