ARGENTINA

 

 

El santo de la espada (1970) –  Argentine independence hero Jose de San Martin

Güemes - la tierra en armas (1971) – wars of independence in Northern Argentina

Felicitas (2009)  --  Felicia Antonia Guadalupe Guerrero y Cueto (1846-1872) who was considered the most beautiful woman in the Republic of Argentina

La revolución es un sueo eterno (translation: The Revolution is an Eternal Dream) (2008) – May Revolution in 1810 which brought about the first local government not designated by the Spanish Crown

 

Argentina:

La Patagonia rebelde (The Patagonian Rebellion)  (1974)  --  in Patagonia farm workers try to get better conditions of work

 

FASCISM IN ANOTHER CORNER  -- ARGENTINA

Camila (1984)   --  was Argentina a fascist country from the very start? lovers severely punished

Juan Moreira (1973)  --  an outlaw, gaucho (cowboy) and folk-hero, c. 1874

La Guerra Gaucha (The Gaucho War) (1942)  --  creoles led by Martín Miguel de Güemes protect the northwest provinces during the war of independence

X   Asesinato en el senado de la nación (aka Murder in the Senate) (1984) –   set in 1930s Argentina the story is about the assassination attempt on politician Lisandro de la Torre by Senate recruited and trained Ramón Valdez Cora

Miss Mary (1986)  --  British governess sees the onslaught of a fascist government in Argentina

La Patagonia rebelde (The Patagonian Rebellion)  (1974)  --  in Patagonia farm workers try to get better conditions of work

Evita (1996) --  musical with actress/singer Madonna; Evita Peron of Argentina, wife of the fascist Juan Peron

Eva Peron (1996)  -- 

Evita Peron (1981)  --

Funny Dirty Little War  (No habrá más penas ni olvido) (1983)  --  Peronists vs. "Communists" in an Argentine village

El secreto de sus ojos (The Secret in Their Eyes) (2009)  --    legal problems for pursuing justice in fascist Argentina

Hermanas (Sisters) (2005) --  remembrances of the excesses of the military dictatorship in Argentina brings sisters to fighting

La Amiga (The Girl Friend) (1988)  --   Argentine military dictatorship

 

Argentina: 

Días de mayo (Days of May) (2008) --  dictatorship

Darse cuenta (Becoming Aware) (1984) –   becoming aware of the horrible occurrences associated with the Argentine military dictatorship, 1976-1983

Los dias de junio (June Days) (1985) –

Tangos, el exilio de Gardel (Tangos, the Exile of Gardel)  (1985)  –   Argentine ex-patriots in Paris

Made in Argentina (1987)  --  Argentine family pushed apart by politics reunites but they are still divided by politics

The Official Story (1985)  --  continued political problems (the ones who disappeared) in modern Argentina

Lo que vendrá (Times to Come) (1988)  --  increasing power of the police state, 1976-1983

El Arreglo (The Arrangement) (1983)  --  a police inspector uncovers murders by a Latin American government using torture

Los Pasos Perdidos (The Lost Steps) (2001) --  a grandfather tries to get back his granddaughter whose parents just "disappeared"

Cautiva (Captive) (2003)  --  a young woman's search for her true identity brings her to a knowledge of terrible things that happened in Argentina under the military dictatorship backed the the United States

La Noche de las Lapices (The Night of Pencils) (1986)  --  12 students, arrested in La Plata for advocating changes in bus fares, just disappear

Garage Olimpo (1999)  -- 

Imagining Argentina (2003)  --  missing persons in Argentina

Buenos Aires Vice Versa (1996)  – one result of the Argentine military dictatorship was a group of youth with murdered relatives

La Cara del Ángel (The Face of an Angel) (2006)  – terrible effects of the military dictatorship’s murderous policies as seen by a small boy

Crónica de una fuga (Chronicle of an Escape) (2006) – four men narrowly escape death at the hands of a military death squad during the Argentina military dictatorship

Kamchatka (2002)  – a family hiding from the government in rural Argentina

Apartment Zero (1988)  --  the Argentine government hires foreign mercenaries to eliminate leftists

Mi mejor enemigo (My Best Enemy)  (2005)  --  the 1978 Beagle Conflict between Argentina and Chile over three islands south of Tierra del Fuego

La Deuda Interna (Veronico Cruz)   --  poor Indian joins the Argentine navy and sees action in the Falklands War

Los Chicos de la guerra (The Boys of War) (1985)  --  four young soldiers in the 1982 Falklands War

Iluminados por el fuego (Blessed by Fire) (2005)  --  Argentine anti-war film about the Falklands War

An Ungentlemanly Act (1992)  --  British Royal Marines defend the Governor of the Falkland Islands

Bolivia (2001)  --  Bolivian immigrant in Argentina finds big challenges

Esperando al mesías (Waiting for the Messiah ) (2000)  --  Argentine middle-class hurt by the economic crisis as seen in the lives of average Argentines, including a Jewish family

 

 

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