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Spanish Films

The Skin I Live In

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya, Marisa Paredes Director: Pedro Almodovar Category: III (Spanish)

Thursday, 29 December, 2011, 12:00am

Flesh for fantasy

There are certain director-actor partnerships that are so inextricably linked, they're bound as one. In Hollywood, it's Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro, Tim Burton and Johnny Depp, even Woody Allen and Diane Keaton. In Hong Kong cinema, it's Wong Kar-wai and Tony Leung Chiu-wai. And in Europe? Pedro Almodovar and Antonio Banderas.

11 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Unexpected humanity

Spanish film combines typical horror movie techniques with a moving storyline and powerful acting

A supernatural movie that is as terrifying as it is a study of humanity, The Orphanage is an excellent example of what the horror genre can achieve with a little bit of imagination and fewer special effects.

9 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Haunted by dark secrets

The Orphanage Horror

The Orphanage, directed by new Spanish filmmaker Juan Antonio Bayona under the tutelage of Guillermo del Toro (Pan's Labyrinth), is a supernatural tale that begins in fear and ends in tears.

6 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Pan's Labyrinth

Starring: Ivana Baquero, Sergi Lopez, Doug Jones, Maribel Verdu

Director: Guillermo del Toro

Category: IIB (Spanish)

15 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

The Sea Inside

Starring: Javier Bardem, Belen Rueda

Director: Alejandro Amenabar

Category: IIB (Spanish)

Javier Bardem stands as the cornerstone of this moving Oscar-winning drama, bringing passion and a quiet pathos to the story of the poet Ramon Sampedro - a man who fought for years for the right to end his life after an accident left him bedridden.

3 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

Girl turns toy-making dream into reality

The Little Bundies are on the march and they could soon invade a toy store near you. Watch out! They are cuddly, cute and colourful and they have a clever knack of making you want to pick them up and give them a big hug.

2 Jun 2004 - 12:00am

Talk To Her

Starring: Javier Camara, Dario Grandinetti, Rosario Flores, Leonor Watling

Director: Pedro Almodovar

Category: III (Spanish)

15 Aug 2002 - 12:00am