Movie premieres and classics

Not all those you possibly can see are right here, however there are numerous of essentially the most attention-grabbing which can be obtainable on the streaming platform and that we will watch on-line or obtain to look at offline throughout a prepare, airplane or trip journey.

Sunrise, which isn’t any small factor

Absurd humor and surrealism at its most interesting. José Luis Cuerda devised this insanity, a choral movie with a large number of characters that takes place in a moderately peculiar city. Antonio Resines, who returns from Oklahoma, arrives to take pleasure in a sabbatical 12 months in Spain. There is a city the place its inhabitants perform their work by common vote. The mayor, the police, the adulteresses and the city whore are elected. An invasion of Americans disrupts the each day lifetime of the city, with surreal however good dialogues. A cult movie for a lot of, who’ve memorized all of the scenes of the movie.

Platform: HBO

Year: 1989

Duration: One hour and 45 minutes

Theme: Comedy

Age: For all audiences

See Dawn that is not little on HBO

Sunrise, which is no small thing

Out to sea

Winner of Oscar for Best Foreign Film in 2004, Mar Adentro recounts the lifetime of Ramón Sampedro, a sailor who’s left quadriplegic as a result of an accident in his youth and who has been bedridden for 30 years, unable to maneuver. Sampedro, performed by Javier Bardem, tried for years with out success to have his proper to die acknowledged and that’s the battle that the movie revolves round. The debate on euthanasia in Spain, the involvement of the Church to stop it and the inner debate even in Sampedro’s household are the bases of Alejandro Amenábar’s script.

Platform: HBO

Year: 2004

Duration: Two hours

Theme: Drama

Age: For over 12 years

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Out to sea

REC

In the horror scene, the REC saga is without doubt one of the finest identified Spanish movies of the final twenty years and premiered in Spain in 2007. Follow a younger reporter performed by Manuela Velasco who has determined to accompany a firefighters staff at night time, what their night time outings are like. But an intervention will trigger them to be locked contained in the constructing dwelling a horrible nightmare. An absolute success of the nationwide cinema directed by Jaume Balagueró and Paco Plaza which had sequels that you may additionally see on HBO.

Platform: HBO

Year: 2007 and aftermath

Duration: One hour and 15 minutes

Theme: Horror / Thriller

Age: For over 18 years

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Watch Rec 3: Genesis on HBO

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Football days

With an intensive forged, this Spanish choral movie revolves round soccer. But not the skilled. Soccer Days recounts the lives of members of a neighborhood staff, Brazil, all of them in an age disaster and with totally different issues of their private life. One has had his girlfriend left when he requested for marriage, one other is balding, one other has simply been launched from jail … With plenty of humor, the movie tells the each day life of those characters and additionally their soccer matches on weekends. A really humorous movie, with dialogue and scenes to recollect and that focuses on how friendship can assist you overcome tough moments.

Platform: HBO

Year: 2003

Duration: One hour and 49 minutes

Thematic: Humor / Comedy

Age: For over 13 years

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Soccer days

The longest penalty on the earth

Another film about soccer through which he participates Fernando Tejero (Goya for finest new actor for Football Days). Based on a narrative by the Argentine author Osvaldo Soriano, tells the story of Fernando, the substitute goalkeeper of a Third Regional staff, who has not performed for a minute all season. In the final minute of the final sport, with promotion at stake, the referee awards a penalty towards his staff and the goalkeeper is injured, so he has to cease it. But some followers invade the sphere and the referee decides to droop the launch for every week.

Platform: HBO

Year: 2005

Duration: One hour and 42 minutes

Theme: Comedy / Soccer and Sports

Age: For over 12 years

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The executioner

A basic of Spanish cinema, directed by Luis García Berlanga and launched in 1963. It is a black comedy and offers with the executioner of the Madrid courts, at a time when the dying penalty existed in Spain. Pepe Isbert He is the executioner and sooner or later he meets the boy from the funeral house who’s in command of going to gather the corpse of the condemned man he has simply executed. This tells him that for his work by no means discover a girlfriend and Isbert tells him that the identical factor occurs to his daughter after they find out about her father’s work, in order that they find yourself assembly and turning into boyfriends. A movie that with touches of humor is a criticism of the dying penalty in a couple of years through which nothing may very well be criticized in Spain. A jewel.

Platform: HBO

Year: 1963

Duration: One hour and 27 minutes

Theme: Drama / Film classics in Spain

Age: For all audiences

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The 2 sides of the mattress

The sequel to The Other Side of the Bed follows the identical scheme of musical comedy. A gaggle of associates and their companions have issues and the options they’ll consider to treatment them are essentially the most loopy. With songs from Alaska, Loquillo, Los Ronaldos or Tequila, the characters present how they really feel and the script of the movie is spun. Many of the protagonists of the primary movie repeat within the second, which has a much less festive content material and extra centered on tolerance.

Platform: HBO

Year: 2005

Duration: One hour and 40 minutes

Theme: Comedy / Sequel to “The Other Side of the Bed”

Age: For over 12 years

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Sides of the bed

The Holy Innocents

Based on the novel of the identical title by Miguel Delibes, is a few married couple who work serving the lords of a farmhouse. Paco and Régula They stay with their youngsters and are subjected to fixed humiliation and orders from their bosses. One day, Régula’s brother arrives on the farmhouse Azarías, who has a psychological deficiency and who has been fired from the farmhouse the place he labored. Delibes needed to indicate the diploma of ignorance and virtually slavery through which the farm staff lived on the big estates. The hardships of the employees and the double requirements of the gents are the argument of one of many finest movies of Spanish cinema.

Platform: HBO (Also obtainable on FlixOlé)

Year: 1984

Duration: One hour and 43 minutes

Theme: Drama / History / Based on a novel

Age: For over 12 years

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The Witches of Zugarramurdi

With the typical aesthetic of Álex de la Iglesia’s movies, this movie is a combination of comedy and horror and is impressed by an auto-da-fe of the Spanish Inquisition within the city of Zugarramurdi, the place 39 girls have been accused of witchcraft. The movie follows a divorced father performed by Hugo Silva who robs a jewellery retailer with a buddy, who flees to France hijacking a taxi, and who’s kidnapped in Zugarramurdi by a gaggle of witches. A surreal movie, with a plot that doesn’t match extra script twists or unusual conditions, however for lovers of the style it’s a should.

Platform: HBO

Year: 2013

Duration: One hour and 49 minutes

Theme: Action

Age: For individuals over 16 years outdated

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The sleeping voice

This film primarily based on the homonymous novel by Dulce Chacón It is ready within the postwar interval, on the time of Franco’s repression towards the republicans who fought within the civil warfare and all types of opponents of the dictatorship. This movie tells of an imprisoned girl, Hortensia, who’s pregnant. His sister, Pepita, strikes from Andalusia to Madrid so he might be near his sister and meets a former guerrilla fighter. Pepita will attempt to do every little thing doable to have the ability to keep along with her sister’s daughter, who’s condemned to dying, and thus deal with her as a part of the household. A troublesome movie that received three Goya awards.

Platform: HBO

Year: 2011

Duration: One hour and 58 minutes

Theme: Drama

Age: For over 12 years

See The Sleeping Voice on HBO Spain

The ball

Directed by Achero Mañas, it was Juan José Ballesta’s debut within the cinema. Crossbow performs a boy they name El Bola and who suffers the violence of his father at house. At faculty he has no associates due to his household scenario, till a brand new scholar arrives who has a household very totally different from his personal and who reveals him one other way of life childhood. A movie that portrays a tough social downside and that received 4 Goya awards in 2000, together with these for finest movie, finest new director and finest new actor.

Platform: HBO

Year: 2000

Duration: One hour and 32 minutes

Theme: Drama

Age: For over 12 years

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The ball

Open your eyes

The second movie of Alejandro Amenábar after thesis he didn’t disappoint. Open your eyes has Caesar as its protagonist, performed by Eduardo Noriega, a younger, wealthy and good-looking boy, who falls in love with Sofía (Penélope Cruz) at a celebration. However, the woman he’s in a relationship with causes a automotive accident through which she dies and he’s disfigured. From that second on, his good life turns right into a nightmare. The movie alternates moments of actuality and goals, a robust psychological load and a scene, with the Gran Vía de Madrid fully empty, which has remained to be remembered.

Platform: HBO

Year: 1997

Duration: One hour and 53 minutes

Thematic: Drama

Age: For over 12 years

See Open your eyes on HBO Spain

Open your eyes

In alternate for nothing

This social-themed film is Daniel Guzmán’s first characteristic movie as a director and is about two youngsters who’re lifelong associates. One of them, Darío, runs away from house as a result of the separation from his dad and mom makes life unimaginable for him. Start working and cmeet an outdated girl who collects furnishings from the road, performed by Daniel Guzmán’s grandmother. With the brand new individuals who enter his day after day he begins to find one other approach of seeing life, though the drama will proceed to be a relentless within the movie. One of the good Spanish movies of current years and a phenomenon in cinemas and critics.

Platform: HBO

Year: 2015

Duration: One hour and 33 minutes

Theme: Drama

Age: For over 12 years

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Cousins

Quim Gutierrez is the protagonist of Primos, a Spanish movie launched in 2011 that he directed Daniel Sánchez Arevalo and the one who’s accompanied within the forged Inma Cuesta ,, Raúl Arévalo and Adrián Lastra. Gutiérrez is Diego, a younger man that his girlfriend has planted a couple of days earlier than their marriage ceremony and will not be dwelling his finest second. To neglect the drama, his cousins ​​and associates resolve that the most effective factor is to spend a couple of days of leisure, tranquility and reduction within the city the place they spent their childhood summers. They will go to Comillas to beat the separation however that may make him reconnect together with his adolescent love in an entertaining film.

Platform: HBO

Year: 2011

Duration: One hour and 37 minutes

Thematic: Comedy / Love

Recommended age: For ages above 7

See Cousins ​​on HBO Spain