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Latin American Movies

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The other day I saw here, in this section, someone asking for recommendation of good movies in Spanish, I wanted to help him, but I wanted to be sure so I made a little research and found this: A guy made a few lists of the "Best of Contemporary Latin American films" on Letterboxd. Compilations of titles from every country of Latin America. So, for the guy who asked and for others who want to practice their Spanish while watching a good movie, I'll post the lists here so you can take a look at them:

1) Mexico and Guatemala: http://letterboxd.com/deephardy/list/best-of-contemporary-latin-american-cinema/

2) Honduras, El Salvador, Costa Rica and Panamá: http://letterboxd.com/deephardy/list/best-of-contemporary-latin-american-cinema-1/

3) Cuba, Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico: http://letterboxd.com/deephardy/list/best-of-contemporary-latin-american-cinema-2/

4) Venezuela, Colombia and Ecuador: http://letterboxd.com/deephardy/list/best-of-contemporary-latin-american-cinema-3/

5) Peru and Bolivia: http://letterboxd.com/deephardy/list/best-of-latin-american-cinema-v-peru-bolivia/ ´ 6) Brazil: http://letterboxd.com/deephardy/list/best-of-contemporary-latin-american-cinema-4/

7) Chile and Paraguay: http://letterboxd.com/deephardy/list/best-of-contemporary-latin-american-cinema-5/

8) Argentina and Uruguay: http://letterboxd.com/deephardy/list/best-of-contemporary-latin-american-cinema-6/

I hope this can be useful.

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/OneVerce

yo encontrado esta pagina "List of Websites Where You Can Watch Spanish Videos with Spanish Subtitles or Transcripts Online for Free" http://howlearnspanish.com/2012/09/spanish-videos-subtitles-free/

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/YuMoises
YuMoises
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Wow! ¡Está genial eso!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Noe010101
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Great! I personally recommend Argentine movies, I loved them some time ago and keep on watching them constantly, in the list provided I have seen every second, approximatelly, movie, they are just great, and I need to say it is thanks to watching movies in Espańol Latino that I know so well this language...

...Se me acaba de antojar una peli;)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/YuMoises
YuMoises
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I like also like Argentine. Take a look to the Uruguayans...Y Si se te antojó una, hay tienes muchas para escoger. Glad you liked it!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Noe010101
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Yes, thanks, I think I will consider watching Uruguayan ones too, until now I have watched only 25 watts and Miss Tacuarembó, both good:) Cheers!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/le-lapin-noir
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I've watched some of these movies (Como agua para chocolate, Y tu mama tambien, Motorcycle Diaries, and Machuca). They were all pretty good movies. Another that I would recommend from Spain is La lengua de las mariposas, especially if you're interested in history. It takes place during the Spanish Civil War.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/EugeniaAT
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Y "El laberinto del fauno", esa película también es excelentísima.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/le-lapin-noir
le-lapin-noir
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Yep, estoy de acuerdo!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/YuMoises
YuMoises
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Así es. A mí, personalmente me encanta; pero supongo que, aunque es una Co-producción entre México y España, como la trama no se desempeña en México por eso no está incluida en el grupo.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/YuMoises
YuMoises
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I've watched it. it's a good movie, sad, but good. Thank you for sharing it!-

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Persikov

Why is Chile grouped with Paraguay?? That's random,

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/YuMoises
YuMoises
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Kinda. Well, it is, pero tampoco es que está tan rebuscado. Both country are in South-America (and quite close from each other) and that's the way the lists are sorted by. :)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Persikov

It's not a big deal. It's just a kind of "other random countries" category. Solo me llamó la atencion porque vivo en Chile y nuestros vecinos, geográfica- y culturalmente son Argentina y Perú, no Paraguay. De verdad soy la única persona acá que conozco que he viajado por Paraguay, y ni siquiera soy chileno! :)

Thanks for the link mate!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/YuMoises
YuMoises
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"Perú-Bolivia- Paraguay" y "Argentina-Chile-Uruguay" hubiese sido más lógico, creo, pero dado que las filmografias de Chile y Argentina son tan grandes, hubiese hecho la lista muy larga, probablemente. Creo que ahí está el asunto. Quedo con la duda: where are you from?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Persikov

USA - don't ask where "mate" came from ;)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/YuMoises
YuMoises
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Don't worry, dude. Ha. I won't ask it.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/OzaiiR
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Thank you very much amigo, this really gonna help ;)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/YuMoises
YuMoises
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You're welcome! Me alegra mucho escuchar eso. :)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jfGor
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Thank you so much for the lists. The other day I posted this website to the other discussion, but I will post here also:

https://mubi.com/lists/cinema-tropicals-100-best-latin-american-films-2000-2009

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/YuMoises
YuMoises
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Thank you for share that one! He visto unas cuantas de esas y el ranking me parece bastante acertado.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/cjholloway

I was not the person to inquire, but this will be a GREAT step towards better listening comprehension. MANY thanks!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/YuMoises
YuMoises
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De nada. Good luck and enjoy. Most of them are pretty good movies-

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Bob_Z

Today I turned on a local Spanish language television station and turned on closed captioning. It worked!!! The captions were in Spanish. :) Not stoppable like movies but still useful.

4 years ago

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    How do I find more Latin American movies? Is there a whole section dedicated to them on Netflix or am I blocked based on region? I live in the USA. Oh and just a suggestion Pan's Labyrinth is an amazing Spanish film.

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    https://www.duolingo.com/YuMoises
    YuMoises
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    I don't know about Neflix, but some of those movies on the lists you can find it easily on the internet, even on Youtube ( I know it's not as comfortable as Neflix, but it's useful) I can share a few ones (If Doulingo allows it) if you people are interesting. Let me know. And yes, "El Laberinto del fauno" es genial. No me canso de verla. :)

    4 years ago

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      Share as many websites hosting foreign films as possible please. I want to see non-american films already =D

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      https://www.duolingo.com/YuMoises
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      I'll try to post a few links this weekend. :)

      4 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/YuMoises
      YuMoises
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      Y tu mamá también (México): http://www.sockshare.com/file/CN3I7RQ38RSO4SW

      A Contra corriente (Perú-Colombia): http://www.sockshare.com/file/358D1D2EBE6613D0#

      Medianeras (Argentina): www.sockshare.com%2Ffile%2F4E2638F3D29862C0h=NAQEwZBCA

      Sorry it took me that long, I've been kinda busy with finals. I'll try to share more later. If something is wrong let me know. PS: Please, If you don't have a adblock installed, be careful with the adds.

      Saludos. :)

      4 years ago