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Is it any surprise that Latin America has produced some of the world’s best political thrillers? Latin noir has offered an imaginative terrain for questioning the shady practices of government and exposing the machinations and corruption of the state - police, military and judiciary - that have...
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Many people struggle for years to get their films recognized and some have success thrust upon them when they do not expect it… as in the case of young Spanish director JONATHAN CENZUAL BURLEY. A natural story teller, Cenzual has now made two remarkable films that have both picked up awards for...
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In the past, the Panama Film Festival has attracted director greats such as Karim Aïnouz (Brazil) and Pablo Trapero (Argentina), and actors Ricardo Darín (Argentina) and Édgar Ramírez (Venezuela). This year it was a tall, charismatic Dominican of Haitian origin with an enigmatic name that ruled...
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GAEL GARCÍA BERNAL gets on a roll about poetry, fascism, idealism and power as he talks to Latinolife about the times we live in…oh, and his latest film, NERUDA.
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NERUDA, an original take on a biopic of the renowned Chilean poet Pablo Neruda by Pablo Larraín, is being release in the UK in April, 2017. Much anticipated, fans of Pablo Larrain’s creative films will not be disappointed. Very well received at the London Film Festival and at Cannes, this film...
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In the first of our 'Memorable Film' series on Latin America and Spain’s most memorable films and directors, Latinolife’s film editor, Corina Poore, profiles the ground-breaking Argentine director Armando Bó
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The Brazilian film 'Aquarius' received rave reviews following its World Premiere at Cannes where it was nominated for the Palme d’Or, the Cannes Jury Prize, and the Cannes Grand Prix. Just as captivating for the world’s media, was the cast’s red-carpet protest about the ‘coup d’etat’ that...
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After two months voting by the public and the verdicts of over 20 judges, here are the results of the Latin UK Awards 2017 in the Arts categories.
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A rare screening of FUEGO, one of Latin America’s best examples of erotic cinema, has been chosen as part of the Barbican’s Cheap Thrills season of bold and outrageous films. Corina Poore praises one of the hottest cinematic represenations of female sexual desire (revolutionary for its time),...
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Corina J Poore talks to the director of Argentina’s latest film to wow global audiences, a ferociously honest film that explores the drug-fuelled debauchery of Buenos Aires’ underworld sexual, and ye whose power lies in its humanity.
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Presenting his debut fiction feature at the London Film festival this week, Brazilian/American Director Gage Klinger talks about the film's central themes around the intense experience one can have with a stranger and getting Jim Jarmusch involved as executive producer
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In his own words, Pedro Almodóvar offers us clues to the ten themes central to his latest film, Julieta
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Native of San Sebastián (b. 1958) and settled in Madrid, Julio Medem is one of Spain’s most acclaimed directors. Famous for ‘Sex and Lucia’, ‘Lovers of the Arctic Circle’, and also for 'La Pelota Vasca' a film about Basque separatism, he talks about the (very topical) issues of separatism...
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