Ne Plus Ultra (Español)by Cine_Independiente_MX | created - 16 Nov 2018 | updated - 4 months ago | Public
Favorite Films, Español,
"...the perfect or most extreme example of its kind; the ultimate..."
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1. Cabeza de Vaca (1990)
R | 111 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A handful of survivors from a disastrous 1528 Spanish expedition to Florida journey across the coast until they reach Mexico.
Votes: 1,010 | Gross: $0.79M
2. The Spirit of the Beehive (1973)
Not Rated | 98 min | Drama, Fantasy
In 1940, after watching and being traumatized by the movie Frankenstein (1931), a sensitive seven year-old girl living in a small Spanish village drifts into her own fantasy world.
3. National Mechanics (1972)
TV-PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama
A mechanic takes his family to a car race and a series of events occur which brings problems, betrayals, violence and the unexpected death of an elderly person.
5. Cría Cuervos (1976)
PG | 105 min | Drama
In the twilight of Francisco Franco's dictatorship, an eight-year-old orphan and her two sisters find shelter in the house of their stern aunt, trying their best to acclimatise to a new reality. Will they summon up the courage to grow up?
6. Tristana (1970)
PG-13 | 99 min | Drama
Shortly after her mother's death, an innocent and youthful woman will find refuge into the household of her middle-aged aristocratic guardian, who will submit her to his sexual advances.
Votes: 9,412 | Gross: $0.01M
7. Hell Without Limits (1978)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama
Family honor, greed, machismo, homophobia, and the dreams of whores collide in a Mexican town. Rich, elderly Don Alejo is poised to sell the town for a profit, needing only to buy a ... See full summary »
8. Canoa: A Shameful Memory (1976)
Not Rated | 115 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
A group of students arrives in a small town during a hiking expedition. Once there, the local priest accuses them of being communist agitators on the run from an army crack-down against ... See full summary »
9. El bulto (1992)
Not Rated | 114 min | Comedy, Drama
After being in a comma for 20 year, Lauro (Retes) wakes up in a very different Mexico than the one he lived on. Ideas, hopes, ways-of-life and customs have changed, and Mexicans of the ... See full summary »
10. I, the Worst of All (1990)
R | 105 min | Drama
A viceroy and an archbishop take their posts in Mexico. A local nun, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1651-1695), intrigues them. The viceroy and his wife find her brilliant and fascinating. The ... See full summary »
Votes: 547 | Gross: $0.05M
11. The Passion of Berenice (1976)
107 min | Drama, Thriller
Berenice (Navarro) is a woman with a mysterious past. A scar crosses her face and nightmares of fire and horses fill her lonely nights. She maybe killed her husband but nobody can be sure. ... See full summary »
12. All About My Mother (1999)
R | 101 min | Drama
Young Esteban wants to become a writer and also to discover the identity of his second mother, a trans woman, carefully concealed by his mother Manuela.
Votes: 82,791 | Gross: $8.26M
13. Danzón (1991)
PG-13 | 120 min | Drama
Julia (Rojo) is a phone operator in Mexico City who divides her time between her job, her daughter and the danzon: a cuban dance very popular in Mexico and Central America. Every wednesday ... See full summary »
Votes: 469 | Gross: $0.36M
15. The Holy Mountain (1973)
R | 114 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
In a corrupt, greed-fueled world, a powerful alchemist leads a Christ-like character and seven materialistic figures to the Holy Mountain, where they hope to achieve enlightenment.
Votes: 32,788 | Gross: $0.06M
16. La mujer de Benjamín (1991)
90 min | Comedy, Drama
Old bachelor Benjamin (Lopez Rojas) still lives with his sister Micaela (Doria) in the boredom of a small town. His only entertainment is getting together with a bunch of old men and spare ... See full summary »
17. Frida Still Life (1983)
108 min | Biography, Drama
The most prominent female painter of Latin America, Frida Kahlo, is agonizing in her Coyoacán home. She evokes memories of her childhood, of the streetcar accident that caused her terrible ... See full summary »
18. Open Your Eyes (1997)
R | 117 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A very handsome man finds the love of his life, but he suffers an accident and needs to have his face rebuilt by surgery after it is severely disfigured.
Votes: 60,590 | Gross: $0.37M
22. El nido (1980)
PG | 97 min | Drama
In a town near Salamanca, an eccentric widower, aged 60, is captivated by an imp, a precocious 13 year old. Alejandro is wealthy and alone, passing time with music, chess, and his shotgun. ... See full summary »
23. The Professor (1971)
120 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A teacher arrives to El Romeral, a little town where he must face many cons to teach, many persons who doesn't want that children be educate to continuing exploiting the people under their ambitious plans.
24. Herod's Law (1999)
R | 120 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Mexico, 1949. The fable of a janitor turned Mayor on a little town lost in the Mexican desert, who gradually realizes how far his new acquainted power and corruption can get him.
26. Lagunilla, mi barrio (1981)
TV-PG | 99 min | Comedy, Drama
Celos, pasión, y comedia en una historia romántica acerca de un hombre mayor que pierde su empleo y se va a vivir al barrio de la Lagunilla como anticuario. Ahí se enamora de la taquera a pesar de su muy distinta formación cultural.