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Spanish and Portuguese Language Feature Films in Leavey Library (DVDs): Spanish Titles D-G

Titles D-G

Dioses
"Diego is in love with his sister Andrea. Andrea has her own secrets to deal with. Agustín, their father, has brought home Elísa, his new girlfriend, twenty years younger and of a different social and economic status. A family is caught up in Peruvian upper-class society -- a chronicle of decadence, hypocrisy, and conformity."

Las edades de Lulú
"After her first affair with a young family friend, a teenage girl's amorous games lead to violence."

Endless Poetry
"Narrates the years of the Chilean artist's youth during which he liberated himself from all of his former limitations, from his family, and was introduced into the foremost bohemian artistic circle of 1940s Chile."

Esclavo de dios = God's Slave
"Ahmed, trained since childhood as an Islamic terrorist, is assigned to execute a suicide bombing at a synagogue. David is a cold-blooded Israeli special agent who will stop at nothing to prevent the attack. But neither man is defined solely by their extremist views. Ahmed, posing as a doctor, lives happily with his wife and young son; though David's marriage is on the rocks, he remains devoted to his wife and daughter. With time running out before the attack, David zeros in on Ahmed."

Fresa y chocolate
"David, a student at Havana University, is devastated when his girlfriend marries someone else. When he meets a gay artist, Diego, he is drawn to his cultured lifestye and a friendship forms between them."

From Afar = Desde allá
"Wealthy, middle-aged Armando lures young men to his home with money. He doesn't want to touch, only watch from a strict distance. Armando's first encounter with street thug Elder is violent, but this doesn't discourage the lonely man's fascination with the tough handsome teenager. Financial interest keeps Elder visiting him regularly and an unexpected intimacy emerges. However, Armando's haunted past looms large, and Elder commits the ultimate act of affection on Armando's behalf.
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The German Doctor
"Patagonia, 1960. A German doctor meets an Argentine family and follows them to a small town where the family will be starting a new life. The family welcomes the doctor into their home and entrusts their young daughter to his care, unaware that he is a notorious war criminal. At the same time, Israeli agents are desperately looking to bring 'the German doctor' to justice."

Güeros
"A group of slackers embark on a journey in order to pay their final respects to their childhood idol, but the simple trip soon becomes a voyage of self-discovery."