Coming-of-age drama about a janitor striving to turn his dreams into reality.
The Aura
An epileptic taxidermist finds himself caught up in a heist.
The Backwoods
A British couple's Spanish holiday turns to horror after a disturbing discovery on a hunting trip.
Buenos Aires, 1977
A goalkeeper kidnapped and tortured by the Argentinian secret police becomes determined to escape.


The Devil's Backbone
Ghosts haunt an isolated orphanage during the last year of the Spanish Civil War.
El Violin
An old violinist tries to help his son's guerrilla faction.
En La Cama
A couple's one night stand in a motel room.
Exterminating Angel
The dinner party from hell.
Ferpect Crime
An accidental killing leads to funny consequences of a psychotic nature.


The festival of the Little Virgins in a Peruvian village offers one teenager an escape route.


Salvador (Puig Antich)
Biopic of a Catalan anarchist.
The Uncertain Guest
A man in an isolated house admits a stranger, then doesn't know whether or not he's gone.
Un Franco, 14 Pesetas
Gentle comedy drama - a love song to migrant workers everywhere.

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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