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Getting to Know Eloy de la Iglesia
1996. 44th Edition
Films
Films
ALGO AMARGO EN LA BOCA
ELOY DE LA IGLESIA
 
César, a handsome and confident boy, is invited to spend Christmas in the countryside with Aurelia and Clementina, two middle-aged sisters with a series of frustrated love-stories behind them. They live with Ana, a twenty-year-old niece who has just spent some time in a convent. Jacobo, a deformed and slightly simple boy, works as their servant and guardian. César's liking fo...
César, a handsome and confident boy, is invited to spend Christmas in the countryside with Aurelia and Clementina, two middle-aged sisters with a series of frustrated love-stories behind them. They live with Ana, a twenty-year-old niece who has just spent some time in a convent. Jacobo, a deformed and slightly simple boy, works as their servant and guardian. César's liking for Ana comes to a tragic ending.
COLEGAS
ELOY DE LA IGLESIA
 
Antonio and José share the same social and unemployment problems. José is in love with Rosario, Antonio's sister, who falls pregnant. The problem is equally worrying for the three of them, so the good friends look for a solution together. Having finally found the money for an abortion, the three find themselves caught up in a highly complicated situation when they get involve...
Antonio and José share the same social and unemployment problems. José is in love with Rosario, Antonio's sister, who falls pregnant. The problem is equally worrying for the three of them, so the good friends look for a solution together. Having finally found the money for an abortion, the three find themselves caught up in a highly complicated situation when they get involved with the underworld.
CUADRILATERO
ELOY DE LA IGLESIA
 
Oscar, a boxing promoter, totally dominates the sporting lives and will of two young champions, Miguel and José. The two boxers are good friends, but Oscar succeeds in making them fight against each other when Miguel states that he is going to marry Elena, a young woman under Oscar's protection and with whom he is in love. Miguel loses the fight with José, but Elena stands by...
Oscar, a boxing promoter, totally dominates the sporting lives and will of two young champions, Miguel and José. The two boxers are good friends, but Oscar succeeds in making them fight against each other when Miguel states that he is going to marry Elena, a young woman under Oscar's protection and with whom he is in love. Miguel loses the fight with José, but Elena stands by him and it is Young Miranda, Miguel's trainer, who takes vengeance.
EL DIPUTADO
ELOY DE LA IGLESIA
 
Roberto Orbea is in prison for belonging to an illegal left-wing party. There he meets Nes, with whom he has a homosexual relationship. On getting out, he finds that his party has been made legal and is elected deputee. The extreme right-wing prepares a campaign of slander against him based on his homosexuality. But in the end it is Roberto himself who decides to publicly assum...
Roberto Orbea is in prison for belonging to an illegal left-wing party. There he meets Nes, with whom he has a homosexual relationship. On getting out, he finds that his party has been made legal and is elected deputee. The extreme right-wing prepares a campaign of slander against him based on his homosexuality. But in the end it is Roberto himself who decides to publicly assume the truth about his sex life.
EL PICO
ELOY DE LA IGLESIA
 
Paco is the son of Civil Guard commanding officer Evaristo Torrecuadrada and Urko, his schoolfriend, is the son of the Basque nationalist leader Martín Aramendía. The two boys are drug addicts who deal to get their dose and end up committing a crime. Their parents have to put their political differences to one side in view of the severity of the problem that affects them both...
Paco is the son of Civil Guard commanding officer Evaristo Torrecuadrada and Urko, his schoolfriend, is the son of the Basque nationalist leader Martín Aramendía. The two boys are drug addicts who deal to get their dose and end up committing a crime. Their parents have to put their political differences to one side in view of the severity of the problem that affects them both.
EL PICO 2
ELOY DE LA IGLESIA
 
Paco, the son of a Civil Guard commanding officer, is trying to get off drugs after having been involved in the death of two dealers. In an attempt to help him, his father asks to be moved to Madrid, but Paco is finally arrested and taken to Carabanchel prison. There he makes friends with other criminals and his life is mapped out forever.
Paco, the son of a Civil Guard commanding officer, is trying to get off drugs after having been involved in the death of two dealers. In an attempt to help him, his father asks to be moved to Madrid, but Paco is finally arrested and taken to Carabanchel prison. There he makes friends with other criminals and his life is mapped out forever.
EL SACERDOTE
ELOY DE LA IGLESIA
 
Miguel is a conservative priest who is disturbed by the thoughts and desires caused by the presence of Irene, a member of his congregation from whom he usually takes confession. He tries to remedy the situation by leaving the parish, but, when he finally gives in to the Irene's love for him, she takes a cruel decision.
Miguel is a conservative priest who is disturbed by the thoughts and desires caused by the presence of Irene, a member of his congregation from whom he usually takes confession. He tries to remedy the situation by leaving the parish, but, when he finally gives in to the Irene's love for him, she takes a cruel decision.
EL TECHO DE CRISTAL
ELOY DE LA IGLESIA
 
Marta lives in the flat below Julia. She is left alone for a few days when her husband Carlos goes off on a trip, and starts hearing strange noises coming from upstairs. She starts imagining a gruesome story which she tells to Ricard, a sculptor who lives in the basement, and who owns the whole house. Marta's suspicions grow wilder, but are nothing like as bad as the truth.
Marta lives in the flat below Julia. She is left alone for a few days when her husband Carlos goes off on a trip, and starts hearing strange noises coming from upstairs. She starts imagining a gruesome story which she tells to Ricard, a sculptor who lives in the basement, and who owns the whole house. Marta's suspicions grow wilder, but are nothing like as bad as the truth.
FANTASIA 3
ELOY DE LA IGLESIA
 
These are three stories. The first narrates the adventures of the reckless mermaid who, in spite of Neptune's warnings, turns into a woman but doesn't succeed in making the prince fall in love with her. The second is the story of the brave young boy who has to pull three hairs out of the devil's beard if he wants to marry the princess. The last story is about the frightened lio...
These are three stories. The first narrates the adventures of the reckless mermaid who, in spite of Neptune's warnings, turns into a woman but doesn't succeed in making the prince fall in love with her. The second is the story of the brave young boy who has to pull three hairs out of the devil's beard if he wants to marry the princess. The last story is about the frightened lion, the scarecrow and the tin man who recover their self-confidence thanks to a wizard with no magical powers.
JUEGO DE AMOR PROHIBIDO
ELOY DE LA IGLESIA
 
Lovebirds Julia and Miguel decide to run away and spend their holidays together. Their teacher, Don Luis, discovers their plan and succeeds in convincing them to come to his house, which is inhabited by another old student called Jaime who lives under his influence. The three teenagers are obliged to put up with all kinds of humiliation, and cannot escape, so they hatch a plot ...
Lovebirds Julia and Miguel decide to run away and spend their holidays together. Their teacher, Don Luis, discovers their plan and succeeds in convincing them to come to his house, which is inhabited by another old student called Jaime who lives under his influence. The three teenagers are obliged to put up with all kinds of humiliation, and cannot escape, so they hatch a plot to get rid of Don Luis.
LA CRIATURA
ELOY DE LA IGLESIA
 
When Cristina manages to become pregnant after years of no success, she is scared by a dog and loses the baby. Later, she comes to care so much for a similar kind of dog that her marriage is in danger of breaking up. About to have another child, Cristina leaves her husband and takes off with only the dog for company.
When Cristina manages to become pregnant after years of no success, she is scared by a dog and loses the baby. Later, she comes to care so much for a similar kind of dog that her marriage is in danger of breaking up. About to have another child, Cristina leaves her husband and takes off with only the dog for company.
LA ESTANQUERA DE VALLECAS
ELOY DE LA IGLESIA
 
Leandro, an unemployed worker, and "Tocho", his young pal, decide to rob the tobacconist's shop run by Mrs. Justa. Inexperience leads them to misjudge the stong character of the owner, who manages to spoil their plans and attract the attention of the whole neighbourhood. The thieves take Mrs. Justa and her niece Angeles as hostages and lock themselves in.
Leandro, an unemployed worker, and "Tocho", his young pal, decide to rob the tobacconist's shop run by Mrs. Justa. Inexperience leads them to misjudge the stong character of the owner, who manages to spoil their plans and attract the attention of the whole neighbourhood. The thieves take Mrs. Justa and her niece Angeles as hostages and lock themselves in.
LA MUJER DEL MINISTRO
ELOY DE LA IGLESIA
 
LA OTRA ALCOBA
ELOY DE LA IGLESIA
 
Juan, who works in a petrol station, is about to marry Charo, his girlfriend. Diana, a rich client of the petrol station, is married to an important man called Marcos. Diana wants to have a child, but her husband is sterile, so she decides to use Juan by making him think she's in love with him. Diana succeeds in falling pregnant by Juan, which is when the problems start between...
Juan, who works in a petrol station, is about to marry Charo, his girlfriend. Diana, a rich client of the petrol station, is married to an important man called Marcos. Diana wants to have a child, but her husband is sterile, so she decides to use Juan by making him think she's in love with him. Diana succeeds in falling pregnant by Juan, which is when the problems start between the two men, both of whom want to be the father of the forthcoming baby.
LA SEMANA DEL ASESINO
ELOY DE LA IGLESIA
 
Marcos, a young worker who lives in a shack, gets into an argument with a taxi-driver and ends up killing him during a fight. During the tragical week that follows, Marcos kills the people who discover the murder one after the other to avoid being found out. But someone has witnessed all of his crimes: Néstor, a neighbour who lives in a nearby apartment block, and who spends h...
Marcos, a young worker who lives in a shack, gets into an argument with a taxi-driver and ends up killing him during a fight. During the tragical week that follows, Marcos kills the people who discover the murder one after the other to avoid being found out. But someone has witnessed all of his crimes: Néstor, a neighbour who lives in a nearby apartment block, and who spends his time following the movements of the people in the shanty town through binoculars. Néstor's attraction for Marcos keeps him from reporting the crimes and the two finally meet.
LOS PLACERES OCULTOS
ELOY DE LA IGLESIA
 
Eduardo, a homosexual from a rich family, meets Miguel, a boy with a poor background who is Carmen's boyfriend and lover to Rosa, a married woman. Eduardo makes friends with Miguel, whom he protects and showers with gifts, but never dares to tell him his true feelings. When he finally does so, Miguel rejects and leaves him.
Eduardo, a homosexual from a rich family, meets Miguel, a boy with a poor background who is Carmen's boyfriend and lover to Rosa, a married woman. Eduardo makes friends with Miguel, whom he protects and showers with gifts, but never dares to tell him his true feelings. When he finally does so, Miguel rejects and leaves him.
MIEDO A SALIR DE NOCHE
ELOY DE LA IGLESIA
 
Paco is a bank employee is affected by the atmosphere of insecurity in the city caused by the proliferation of hold-ups and robberies. Paco and his family do the same as several of their neighbours: they hole up inside their house and develop mechanisms of self-defence, such as reinforced doors, an anti-theft alarm in the car, armed guards at night... Sometimes, these systems a...
Paco is a bank employee is affected by the atmosphere of insecurity in the city caused by the proliferation of hold-ups and robberies. Paco and his family do the same as several of their neighbours: they hole up inside their house and develop mechanisms of self-defence, such as reinforced doors, an anti-theft alarm in the car, armed guards at night... Sometimes, these systems are more dangerous than the fear itself, creating tragicomical situations.
NADIE OYO GRITAR
ELOY DE LA IGLESIA
 
Elisa is in the process of trying to break off her relationship with her protector, Oscar, when she accidentally finds herself involved in a murder scene. Miguel, the murderer, obliges her to help him get rid of the body of the woman he says was his wife. Elisa agrees and becomes increasingly involved with Miguel until, after having spent the night together, he is found dead. I...
Elisa is in the process of trying to break off her relationship with her protector, Oscar, when she accidentally finds herself involved in a murder scene. Miguel, the murderer, obliges her to help him get rid of the body of the woman he says was his wife. Elisa agrees and becomes increasingly involved with Miguel until, after having spent the night together, he is found dead. It is Miguel's wife, who wasn't really dead, who tells Elisa the truth.
NAVAJEROS
ELOY DE LA IGLESIA
 
José Manuel Gómez, known as "El Jaro", is the leader of a group of juvenile delinquents who spend their time doing small-time robberies and muggings. "El Jaro" falls in love with Toñi, the sister of one of his mates and a drug addict. He carries out a series of hold-ups for her. He is arrested several times, although he always manages to escape, but his luck changes just whe...
José Manuel Gómez, known as "El Jaro", is the leader of a group of juvenile delinquents who spend their time doing small-time robberies and muggings. "El Jaro" falls in love with Toñi, the sister of one of his mates and a drug addict. He carries out a series of hold-ups for her. He is arrested several times, although he always manages to escape, but his luck changes just when his son is about to come into the world.
OTRA VUELTA DE TUERCA
ELOY DE LA IGLESIA
 
Just out of the seminary, Robert finds a job as a private tutor to two orphaned children who live in a large mansion where they are looked after by a maid. Their strange behaviour and the circumstances that surround them make him consider leaving this disturbing place, until he realizes he is the ideal person for fighting against the ghosts of the past and saving the children.
Just out of the seminary, Robert finds a job as a private tutor to two orphaned children who live in a large mansion where they are looked after by a maid. Their strange behaviour and the circumstances that surround them make him consider leaving this disturbing place, until he realizes he is the ideal person for fighting against the ghosts of the past and saving the children.
UNA GOTA DE SANGRE PARA MORIR AMANDO / LE BAL DU VAUDOU
ELOY DE LA IGLESIA
 
The city, and especially its young girls, is completely terrified. A murderer, and apparently sexual maniac, is committing atrocious crimes on under-twenty-year-old girls. He always kills them the same way, an experienced piercing of the heart. Meanwhile, at the Gran Hospital, a nurse called Ana is tending her patients, and especially youths with problems.
The city, and especially its young girls, is completely terrified. A murderer, and apparently sexual maniac, is committing atrocious crimes on under-twenty-year-old girls. He always kills them the same way, an experienced piercing of the heart. Meanwhile, at the Gran Hospital, a nurse called Ana is tending her patients, and especially youths with problems.
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