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.
Albertina, a pretty but wet university student, is hired by a bedridden widow to take care of her and her four children. Helping out around the house she soon discovers the kids live a life... See full summary »
An amazing Italian thriller directed by Aldo Lado. Tony and Lisa, both policemen, want to capture a drug trafficker named Mancini. In the meantime, they will have to deal with a maniac ... See full summary »
A man is falsely charged with bank robbery, prompting his brother to break him out of prison. Together the pair set out to find the real culprits, and their search leads them to a gang of outlaws headed by a notorious gunfighter.
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A group of poor people living on the bare minimum in a slum, trying to survive in a world that seems to have no place for them. With a tone raw and realistic story portrays their daily tragedies, and their struggle to survive.
There was a time when a deformed or "loony" relative was kept locked up in the house never to be spoken of except behind the back and the once wealthy Lavignes keep one on the top floor of a mansion that's seen better days. Young Laura, home from boarding school, is determined to finally get a glimpse of the half-brother who's been confined upstairs for twenty years but when she does, she discovers a completely different relative under lock and key and, as her aunt tells her, "it's bad enough you went snooping around but now you've gone and put your hand in the trap"...
Family honor and the dark secrets of a provincial Argentinian town propel this perverse variation on JANE EYRE with a heroine not unlike Jean Seberg in BONJOUR TRISTESTE and although it's not exactly horror, the downbeat ending comes close enough as "those who can't learn from the past are condemned to repeat it". Director Nilsson was nominated for a Palme d'Or for his gloomy, black & white adaptation of wife Beatriz Guido's novel.
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