Elisa, fiancee of a wealthy industrialist who is twenty years older than her is eager to shed her working-class background in favor of the opulence of her fiancé's elite lifestyle. To her ...
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Peter returned from prison in his native city, in the hope that it will begin happy days. With surprise he learns that his sister became a foster mother to the newborn boy, but a real ... See full summary »
Four angry cadets have formed an inner circle in an attempt to beat the system and ward off the boredom and stifling confinement of the military academy, set off a chain of events that ... See full summary »
Magallanes, a former army soldier (Damian Alcazar) drives a taxi and eventually a driver of a retired colonel (Federico Luppi), who was in command of his troops in times of struggle against... See full summary »
Chapelle, a sexy and mysterious painter, uses the art of seduction to pit her half-brother and his best friend against each other in an act of revenge against her abusive father. A dangerous love triangle ensues.
This is a story of love and lust shaded with overtones of incest and lesbianism. Livia is a woman trying to regain the affections of her husband Alberto, whose journalism career takes him ... See full summary »
Luigi (Ron Nummi), who is engaged to a rich bourgeois Cinzia (Simona Borioni) is trying to conclude a billionaire contract, to sell to a Japanese businessman a large land for construction ... See full summary »
The Peruvian army captain Pantaleon Pantoja, a very serious and efficient officer, is chosen to set up a special service of 'visitors' to satisfy the sexual needs of the soldiers posted on remote jungle outposts.
Francisco J. Lombardi
Salvador del Solar,
Juan flees Madrid and an incestuous relationship with his sister, Ana, working at a mine on the Andalucian coast. When his friendship with Rosario, a local shop girl, becomes romance, Ana ... See full summary »
Elisa, fiancee of a wealthy industrialist who is twenty years older than her is eager to shed her working-class background in favor of the opulence of her fiancé's elite lifestyle. To her dismay, she soon realizes her hopes to slip into magazine-ready images of domestic splendor must also include her future stepchildren, Diego and Andrea. As she embraces her new life, her stepchildren rebel against their upper-class upbringing. They live outside the world, far from the reality of their country, in a world where the landmarks are truncated. In the luxurious family villa bordered by the ocean, the two teenagers find themselves mostly disconnected from other people. The new stepmother will have to learn the rules that her new status implies.Written by
The Peruvian journalist Pedro Salinas writes, "Behind Gods, the movie, lurks a revolutionary, a teacher from the magic of living, who at the point of close-ups and frames studied achieved a description of one of the usual problems of Peru... Mendez set out boldly onto the screen his vision of a minority of Peruvian in which everyone talks, they meet, they drink and they are happy, while another Peru, a most impoverished majority, serves the needs of this frivolous few." This richly drawn, psychologically complex film paints a dark picture of a privilege life side by side with poverty in Peru. But Mendez' use of a light hand, an unsparing humor, beautiful bodies and settings make for an enjoyable and thought provoking hour and a half.
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