Buenos Aires, 1920s, 1930sby hugh-hot-pants | created - 10 Nov 2018 | updated - 6 months ago | Public
Films and tv series set in Buenos Aires in the 1920s and 1930s
1. Heroes Dream (1996)
120 min | Drama
After receiving a tip from a barber friend, Emilio bets on a horse and wins a considerable amount of money. To celebrate, he invites his small group of friends, the barber, and "the doctor"... See full summary »
3. The Revolution of the Seven Madmen (1973)
118 min | Drama
After committing a fraud in the company where he works, a man meets a strange character who will introduce you to a group a terrorist attack plot.
7. La fuga (2001)
117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In the summer of 1928, several inmates from the National Penitentiary in Buenos Aires managed to escape. The film narrates the fate of each of these runaways in search of their destiny - ... See full summary »
8. Houses of Fire (1995)
115 min | Biography, Drama
Movie based on the life of Dr. Salvador Mazza, who, with a group of professionals, conducts an investigation to discover the antidote to a mysterious illness of which the bearer is a nocturnal insect known as Vinchuca.
9. En Crítica (2014)
15 min | Short, Crime, Drama
Buenos Aires. 1928. Midnight at the editorial department of the mythical newspaper 'Critica'. Once again, Roberto Arlt (one of the most renowned Argentine writers) must go on the hunt for a sensationalist story.
11. Tangos Are for Two (1997)
PG-13 | 93 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A woman's voice says she was wife to Renzo Franchi and Carlos Gardel (1890-1935), Argentina's great tango singer. People say she's crazy. Her story unfolds. Buenos Aires, 1933: Juana Romero... See full summary »
12. Las mujeres son cosa de guapos (1981)
90 min | Comedy, Crime
In 1930s Argentina, dim-witted Rufino and Jacinto are hired as tough guys ("guapos") by political boss Malatesta to intimidate his opponents, rig elections, etc. However, the two men change... See full summary »
13. Murder in the Senate (1984)
105 min | Crime, Drama, History
In the Argentine of 1930s, Senator Lisandro de la Torre investigated a case of corruption in the export of meat, discovering a fraudulent plot between the national government and the British Empire, which will endanger his life.
14. Flop (1990)
100 min | Comedy
Based on the life of Florencio Parravicini, one of the first aviators of the country who after squandering his fortune worked as a shooter, actor and monologue in the first half of the twentieth century.
16. La casa del ángel (1957)
76 min | Drama
The House of the Angel focuses on the ruling class in 1920s Argentina, a deeply repressive society where political arguments were often settled by duels, and young women were expected to be totally ignorant of sex.
17. El mural (2010)
110 min | Biography, Drama
While in Argentina, renowned Mexican muralist David Siqueiros paints the mural "Ejercicio plástico" at the country home of newspaper owner Natalio Botana. Set in the 1930's, this lovely ... See full summary »
23. Argentina, tierra de amor y venganza (2019– )
Torcuato and Bruno, two Spanish friends, flee from the Civil War to take refuge in Argentine territory. However, luck is not presented to them in the same way and they will soon succumb to mutual betrayals.