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Manchester's ¡Viva! Festival returns to its normal spring slot with a celebration of Spanish and Latin American movies, showing in conjunction with theatrical performances. This year's festival includes a strand of films dedicated to Argentinian A-lister Ricardo Darín, including Oscar-winner The Secret In Their Eyes, including a talk on the actor and the resurgence of Argentinian cinema.
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The true story of the Puccio Clan. A family who kidnapped and killed people in the 80s.
The story of a friendship between Sebas and Gabor, a young filmmaker and a blind cinematographer.
A trans woman returns to her hometown to investigate the murder of her oldest friend.
Story of a teenage girl living in the foothills of a volcano, who faces an arranged marriage but is won over by the charms of a plantation worker.
The story of the relationship between an Amazonian shaman and two scientists who, decades apart, search the Amazon for a sacred healing plant.
A family tale of conflict between the urban and rural worlds, past and present, parents and children.
A terminally ill man spends four days with an old friend.
A man is pushed to the limit by a thug who badly injures his son.
The story of the friendship between two priests who settle in a Buenos Aires slum area to carry out their ministry and social work.
An ambulance-chasing lawyer forms a relationship with a young doctor.
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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