Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificently adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs back into his life-dressed like a ninja and summoning him for an ingenious campaign of revenge-he follows. After their all-nighter ends and a new day breaks, Q arrives at school to discover that Margo, always an enigma, has now become a mystery. But Q soon learns that there are clues-and they're for him. Urged down a disconnected path, the closer he gets, the less Q sees of the girl he thought he knew.
The chance of an innocent child's game will unveil a betrayal that will forever change the lives of two families when their paths cross, endangering what they love the most, in a city that does not give them a truce.
An urban office worker finds that paper airplanes are instrumental in meeting a girl in ways he never expected.
During the Great Depression, a con man finds himself saddled with a young girl who may or may not be his daughter, and the two forge an unlikely partnership.
Jorge and Enrique are two artist in the post Spanish Civil War times that adopt an orphan child called Miguel. With a varieté company that travel around the country, Jorge and Enrique see the horrors left by the war meanwhile the Republic Army watch Jorge and the rest of the company suspecting that some of them collaborate with the rebels opposite to the Francoist Regime.
Spain, 1977. The first general elections are about to take place after the long dictatorship and the progressive environment of Madrid is easily palpable. Protagonists, Carmen and Juan were once married and now living separately, both have a child. It's one of the only reasons they maintain cordial to one another. Their separation, the political context and the contradictions of the progressives of the time will not defeat the affinity between the two.
Linda, in her 70's, is a Chinese citizen who has been living in the Philippines since the Japanese occupation of their homeland. For a while, it was like she was building the perfect Chinese Family raising three children together with her Husband, Felipe, and a business tycoon who worked hard to increase their wealth to millions. A mysterious phone call from the unknown shaken their home that leads to their bankruptcy. Tragically, Felipe went in coma for 7 years and left Linda devastated. She tries to keep her family together until a revelation totally broke their home apart.
A short by Angel Gómez Hernández,
Esther and Gustavo are celebrating seven years of happy marriage. Two beautiful children and a comfortable home in a residential area backs the stability of the still young couple, a conventional model of marriage where nothing seems to disturb their harmonious coexistence.
Anna is becoming lost in the loneliness of her own world when she discovers she can visit another, a house she has drawn herself and occupied by a young disabled boy. But as she discovers more of the links between her fantasy world and the mundane present, she is drawn only deeper into a dream turning into a nightmare.
A deaf and mute vagabond finds a large denomination bill in a Mexico City dump, and while he tries to buy something with it, others try to con him into giving it away. The film was selected as the Mexican entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 36th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.
The life of Pedro Manrique Figueroa not is written by anyone because of a very powerful reason: too much like an adventure novel, both incomplete and contradictory, always linked to the sparkling tradition uncertainties oral. Using as a pretext the life and work of Manrique Figueroa, the film takes us through history from 1934-1981, the year of the mysterious disappearance of the artist. In the manner of a collage, A Paper Tiger juxtaposes the art and politics, truth with falsehood, documentary with fiction.
A contemporary musical version of the classic Cinderella story in which the servant step daughter hope to compete in a musical competition for a famous pop star.
Juan, a young man convicted of terrorism, is given amnesty from a Lima prison; he boards a bus to return home and, in his mind's eye, recalls events in his village near Huaraz when he was 10 or 12. His father is long dead, his mother lives with Fermin, secretly a sympathizer with the Communist guerrillas in the hills. Town leaders are assassinated at night. When Juan discovers Fermin's secret, Juan is spirited away to the guerrillas to learn Marxist slogans and how to fight. When the band decides to attack the town to avenge the death of a comrade, Juan must choose.
A woman receives paper boats with instructions to help people.
Three women are on a lonely dock. Through their memories eventually they will realize that their lives are united by the same unfulfilled promise of the pursuit of happiness and self-love. Time passes, and the pier is nothing more than the space between life and death:a limbo.
To carry out the biggest heist in history, a mysterious man called The Professor recruits a band of eight robbers who have a single characteristic: none of them has anything to lose. Five months of seclusion - memorizing every step, every detail, every probability - culminate in eleven days locked up in the National Coinage and Stamp Factory of Spain, surrounded by police forces and with dozens of hostages in their power, to find out whether their suicide wager will lead to everything or nothing.