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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.
Casey Affleck liberated by ghosts Star talks Oscars, Rooney Mara and hiding under a sheet
In the city of the world's desire Ceyda Torun on KEDi, cats, femininity and the soul of Istanbul.
A nice cup of tea and a murder Jamie McKeller on The Book Club, legalising murder, serial killers and cake.
Completing the trip Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.
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