Films in Spanish: Spain


Here is a guide to discover Spanish and Latin American cinema. There's also a reference to the language level (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2) that the film requires.

Balseros
The story of 7 Cuban emigres following them over 10 years.
Spain 2004 Dirs. Charles Bosch and Josep María Domenech 120 min documentary

Bread and Roses (Pan y Rosas)
The story of a Mexican arriving in LA.
Spain 2000 Dir. Ken Loach 110 min

Concursante
The story of the winner of a game-show prize.
Spain 2007 Dir. Rodrigo Cortés 90 min Black comedy. 

Don Quijote de la Mancha
An adaptation of the classic in a collection of 12 DVDs.
Spain 1978 Dir. Cruz Delgado 17 hours

High Heels (Tacones Lejanos)

A famous singer returns to Spain with the hope of being reunited with the daughter she previously abandoned.
Spain  Dir. Pedro Almodovar 1991 112 min

Talk to her (Habla con ella)
Two men meet in hospital while caring for two women who are in coma.
Spain 2002 Dir. Pedro Amodóvar 112 min drama

The flower of my secret (La flor de mi secreto)
A writer of romatic novels going through a time of transition in her life.
Spain  Dir. Pedro Almodovar

The Sea Inside (Mar Adentro)
The true story of a Spaniard who fought 30 years for the right to end his life with dignity.
Spain 2004 Dir. Alejandro Amenabar 125 min

Tesis
A thriller around the topic of violence on film.
Spain 1996 Dir. Alejandro Amenabar 125 min

Vengo
A chronicle of gypsy life amid the flamenco culture of Andalusia.
Spain 2000 Dir. Tony Gatlif 90m drama

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (Mujeres al borde de un ataque de nervios)
Almodovar's first hit, a farce set in an apartment in Madrid.
Spain Dir. Pedro Almodovar 85 min comedy