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81.

El Bola

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Pablo (El Bola) is a 12-year-old boy raised in a violent and unforgiving environment. Embarrassed by his family life, he retreats from his classmates, engaging them only through a dangerous game.
DVD
2006; 2000
Clemons (Stacks)
82.

En la Puta Vida: Tricky Life

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In this comedic drama, Elisa, 27, dreams of opening her own hairdressing salon in one of the rich districts of the Uruguayan capital. A bit of a rebel, one day Elisa moves out of her mother's house with her two children and breaks up with Garcia, her boss and lover who has infuriated her by not wanting to get married. So, in the space of twenty-four hours, Elisa finds herself without a roof over her head, without a man, without a job and without money. Her best friend Loulou finds her a job - in the brothel run by Dona Jacqueline. And without really being aware of it, Elisa slides into prostitution, which leads her to Barcelona. She falls in love, she is exploited, she gets involved in transvestite gang wars, and meanwhile just dreams of earning enough money for her little beauty sal [...]
DVD
2004; 2001
Clemons (Stacks)
83.

Volver

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Raimunda lives in Madrid with her daughter Paula and her drunk husband Paco. Her sister, Sole, is separated and works clandestinely as a hairstylist for women. Years ago, in the sisters' birth village, they lost their parents in a fire in La Mancha. Their aunt, Paula, still lives in the village and continues to speak about her sister Irene, mother of the two sisters, as if she were still alive. When the old aunt dies the situation changes and the past returns (volver).
DVD
2007
84.

Muerte de Un Ciclista: Death of a Cyclist

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Upper-class geometry professor Juan and his wealthy, married mistress María José, driving back from a late-night rendezvous, accidentally hit a cyclist and run. The resulting tale of guilt, infidelity, and blackmail reveals the wide gap between the rich and the poor in Spain and surveys the corrept ethics of a society seduced by decadence.
DVD
2008; 1955
Clemons (Stacks)
85.

Cría Cuervos

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Eight-year-old Ana lives in Madrid with her two sisters. They are mourning the death of their mother, whom Ana conjures as a ghost. Evokes both the complex feelings of childhood and the struggles of a nation emerging from the shadows of Fascism.
DVD
2007; 1976
Clemons (Stacks)
86.

Mar Adentro: The Sea Inside

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Ramón Sampedro wants to end his life because a diving accident 28 years before that turned him into a quadriplegic. For most of those years he made the most of it: writing, developing a close relationships with his family, who all help to care for him. While grateful to his family and friends for their help, Ramón was always an active person. He has come to see his life as frustrating and pointless and wishes to die with what remains of his dignity. Gené is a friend who works with a "Right to Die" organization who introduces Ramón to Julia, a lawyer he hopes will help him persuade the courts to let him end his own life. As Ramón and Julia work together on his case, Ramón finds himself falling in love with his attorney, but Ramón remains convinced that the greatest gift to him would b [...]
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
87.

El Laberinto del Fauno

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Set in 1944 Spain, against the backdrop of the anti-Franco guerrilla warfare. When young Ofelia and her mother go to live with her new stepfather on a rural military outpost, she finds herself in a world of unimaginable cruelty. Soon Ofelia finds the creatures of her imagination in which she used to escape have become a reality and she must battle them to save both her mother and herself. In the terrifying battle that ensues, Ofelia soon learns that innocence has a power that evil cannot imagine.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
88.

El Efecto Mariposa: The Chaos Effect

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A young Spanish man moves to London to study economics and falls in love with his attractive Aunt, with whom he ends up living.
DVD
2003; 1995
Clemons (Stacks)
89.

Secretos del Corazón

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Over the course of a summer vacation, a young boy searches for the answers to a number of puzzling family mysteries. Javi and his friend Carlos visit an old house on the outskirts of a small Spanish village. According to his brother Juan, this is a haunted house and one can hear the voices of the dead.
DVD
1999
Clemons (Stacks)
90.

El Lobo: Wolf

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Based on a true story. During the 1970's, in the final years of Franco's dictatorship, a Basque construction worker is arrested on suspicion of terrorist ties. The secret service offers him a deal if he will infiltrate the ETA as a spy.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
91.

Bwana

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A taxi driver and his family picnic on a lonely beach where they meet Ombasi, an African newly arrived in Spain in search of his fortune. They spend a pleasant night talking but the morning brings a terrible surprise: the arrival of a group of neo-nazis.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
92.

Nadie Conoce a Nadie

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Spanish triller that takes place in Seville amid Easter week celebrations with killings, all of whom are Catholics. A young author and his friend become involved when he begins working on a computer crossword puzzle.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
93.

El Espinazo del Diablo

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"Twelve-year-old Carlos is the latest arrival to Santa Lucia School, an imposing stone building that shelters the orphans of the Republican militia and politicians during the last days of the Spanish Civil War. Carlos gradually uncovers the dark ties that bind the inhabitants of the school: hidden riches, sexual intrigue and the restless ghost of a murdered student"--Container.
DVD
2004; 2001
94.

Princesas [Videorecording] =: Princesses

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Set in Spain, the story is about friendship and love in the world of prostitution. Caye is Spanish, middle class, and keeps her life of prostitution a secret from her family. Zule is an immigrant from the Dominican Republic who will use the money to support her son back home. Their friendship develops when Zule is beaten up and Caye takes her to the hospital.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
95.

Goya

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In Bordeaux, France, in the early 1800's, Goya suffers from strange visions and nightmares. Goya reflects on his tumultuous career: a love affair with the beautiful Duchess of Alba and the evil crusade of Napoleon's French army.
DVD
2000; 1999
Clemons (Stacks)
96.

Martín (Hache)

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Martin is a film director who lives in Madrid and cannot reconnect with his past or his son in Argentina. Martin (Hache) is 19, and seems to be interested only in rock music and drugs. After a nearly fatal drug overdose his mother sends him to his father, who lives with his new much younger lover Alicia and gay actor friend Dante.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
97.

Luis de León: Un Intelectual Comprometido

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This program chronicles the life of Luis de León, using dramatizations; dozens of original manuscripts, documents, and first-editions; and readings from his written works, including key biblical commentaries, "De los Nombres de Cristo," and "La Perfecta Casada."
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
98.

Butterfly

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A shy young boy is brought out of his cocoon by a wise teacher who shows him the wonder of the natural world around him, amidst the growing tensions and chaos of the Spanish Civil War in Galicia.
DVD
2000
Clemons (Stacks)
99.

La Luz Prodigiosa

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A man returns to Granada and recalls a herdsman he met during the Spanish Civil War who may be Federico García Lorca.
DVD
2003
Clemons (Stacks)
100.

Bilbao

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Leo, an introverted misfit, becomes obsessed with Bilbao, a Barcelona prostitute, stalking her and keeping a secret scrapbook about her.
DVD
2003
Clemons (Stacks)