As agreeable and inconsequential as the trinkets sold by its winningly kooky heroine, "Lonely Loneliness" works like a charm.
The diffident claims of its title are amply confirmed by "Insignificant Things," a well-intentioned but under-achieved criss-crosser which claims to understand the human heart but which ultimately…
A neighborhood on the outskirts of Tetuan in northern Morocco -- the hometown of some of the terrorists responsible for the 2004 Madrid bombings -- provides the setting for and the meaning of the…
The title of Jaime Rosales' "Bullet in the Head" is exactly two words longer than the film's audible dialogue, and that's just the first of the cinematic conventions that the pic eschews in its…
A too-rare incursion by Spanish film into the coarse realities of multiculturalism on its cities' outskirts, "The One-Handed Trick" has a crudely makeshift feel that suits its subject.
Cinematic excess is harnessed to savagely entertaining satirical effect in Javier Fesser's dazzling, idiosyncratic "Camino," which manages to mix styles and genres without losing its way.
Yesim Ustaoglu's "Pandora's Box" won the 56th San Sebastian festival's Golden Shell for best pic, plus a Silver Shell actress for France's Tsilla Chelton as an ageing Alzheimer-afflicted country…
The San Sebastian Film Festival headed into its final stretch Wednesday with no world preems having set the town on fire — though Jaime Rosales' "Bullet in the Head" stirred polemics enough.
Spanish titles on deck, listed with production companies, status (if known) and distributor or sales company (if any)
A too-rare example of a made-for-kids movie from a territory that's guilty of cinematic child neglect, "Carlitos and the Field of Dreams" is high-energy, wholesome entertainment at its most polished…
A good-looking big-budgeter about intrigue and betrayal in 16th-century Spain, the project is holed by a shaky script that pushes its cardboard characters through often far-fetched situations.
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