|Belle Epoque 1992 R, 108 min.|
Genre: Foreign / Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Fernando Trueba
Cast: Jorge Sanz, Fernando Fernan Gomez, Maribel Verdu, Ariadna Gil, Miriam Diaz Aroca, Penelope Cruz, Gabino Diego, Michel Galabru, Agustin Gonzalez, Chus Lampreave, Mary Carmen Ramirez, Jesus Bonilla, Juan Jose Otequi, Joan Potao, Maria Galiana
Winner of the Academy Award for Best Foreign Film, this sex comedy revolves around army deserter Fernando (Jorge Sanz) who finds refuge with a farmer, Manolo (Fernando Fernan Gomez), and his four beautiful daughters.
|Black Tears 1998 N/R, 95 min.|
Genre: Foreign / Drama / Romance
Director: Fernando Bauluz, Ricardo Franco
Cast: Elena Anaya, Ariadna Gil, Fele Martinez, Elvira Minguez, Ana Risueno, Felipe Velez, Arturo Acero, Elena Lombao, Maruja Yusti, Angela Castilla, Alfonso Delgado, Concha Gregori, Ramiro Alonso, Jose Urdiain, Silvia Casanova
A young photographer, Andres (Fele Martinez), is engaged to marry a nice girl, Alicia (Elena Anaya). But, after being attacked by a not-at-all-nice woman, Isabel (Ariadna Gil), he falls for her and finds himself in the middle of her schizophrenic world.
|Celestial Clockwork 1995 N/R, 85 min.|
Genre: Foreign / Comedy / Musical
Director: Fina Torres
Cast: Ariadna Gil, Arielle Dombasle, Evelyne Didi, Frederic Longbois, Lluis Homar, Chantal Aimee, Hildegarde Garcia Madriz, Michel Debrane, Olivier Granier, Alma Rosa Castellanos, Philippe Beautier, Pedro De Llano
Ana (Ariadna Gil) flees from her husband-to-be when she leaves him at the altar and heads for Paris. In this Cinderella-like musical comedy, Ana dreams of being an opera singer while working as both a cleaning lady and bakery worker.
|Don Juan 1998 N/R, 104 min.|
Genre: Foreign / Comedy / Drama / Romance'
Director: Jacques Weber
Cast: Jacques Weber, Michel Boujenah, Emmanuelle Beart, Penelope Cruz, Ariadna Gil, Denis Lavant, Michael Lonsdale, Jacques Frantz, Pierre Gerard, Philippe Khorsand, Lucas Uranga, Pedro Casablanc, Claudia Gravy, Xavier Thiam, Arnaud Bedouet
Jacques Weber directs and stars in this adaptation of Moliere's play about the womanizer, Don Juan, who ignores the feelings of two women, Mathurine and Charlotte (Penelope Cruz and Ariadna Gil), in his quest for self-gratification.
|Libertarias 1996 N/R, 124 min.|
Genre: Foreign / Drama
Director: Vicente Aranda
Cast: Ariadna Gil, Victoria Abril, Ana Belen, Blanca Apilanez, Laura Mana, Loles Leon, Jorge Sanz, Jose Sancho, Joan Crosas, Antonio Decent, Miguel Bose, Francisco Maestre
A Catholic Nun, Maria (Ariadna Gil), is forced out of her convent when it is attacked early in the Spanish Civil War (1936). She eventually joins an activist women's group who fight–including on the front lines of the war–for women's rights. This is the story of that war as seen through these women's eyes.
|Masterpiece 2000 R, 115 min.|
Genre: Foreign / Comedy
Director: David Trueba
Cast: Ariadna Gil, Santiago Segura, Pablo Carbonell, Loles Leon, Luis Cuenca, Jesus Bonilla, Joserra Cadinanos, Anabel Labrador, Manolo Codeso, Ana Maria Barbany
Weirdos Benito and Carolo (Santiago Segura and Pablo Carbonell) love movies and decide to make one themselves. Needing a star, they kidnap famous, but grouchy, Amanda (Ariadna Gil) after she refuses their offer to star. And the fun begins.
|Pan's Labyrinth 2006 R, 112 min.|
Genre: Foreign / Drama / Horror / Fantasy
Director: Guillermo del Toro
Cast: Sergi Lopez, Maribel Verdu, Ariadna Gil, Ivana Baquero, Alex Angulo, Roger Casamajor, Doug Jones, Manolo Solo, Cesar Vea, Ivan Massague, Gonzalo Uriarte, Eusebio Lazaro
In 1944, young Ofelia (Ivana Baquero) moves to Northern Spain with her pregnant mother, Carmen (Ariadna Gil), where they join Carmen's new husband, Capitan Vidal (Sergi Lopez). With post-war Fascist repression in full swing and her new father serving as one of Franco's officers, Ofelia retreats into her own private world and meets the goat-god Pan (Doug Jones) who tells her that she is not human but is, instead, Princess Moanna who is the daughter of the King of the Underworld. In Ofilia's fable, in order to regain her status of princess, she must complete three tasks, which include killing a huge toad that lurks under a fig tree. Four Academy Award were received, including Best Foreign Film, and two other nominations were received. 1 User Review
|A true work of art!||davveb 02/02/2007 |
| What time is it? Do you have to obey? The aerchtypal princess is within you if you can face your |
fears. First begin with nothing. The vision will appear to you in all it's terror. The inside will become the outside. Who is your daddy?? Do not give in to temptation.
The sacrifice of the inocent may open things up for your rembrance of the deap old ways, including what we would call magic. The first step may be the realization of the stunning real-surreal BEAUTY all too close to you. Same as it ever was!
|Talk of Angels 1998 PG-13, 97 min.|
Director: Nick Hamm
Cast: Polly Walker, Vincent Perez, Franco Nero, Frances McDormand, Ruth McCabe, Francisco Rabal, Marisa Paredes, Ariadna Gil, Penelope Cruz, Rossy de Palma
During the Spanish Civil War, Mary (Polly Walker) leaves Ireland to serve as a governess for the children of Dr. Areavaga (Franco Nero). Once in Spain, Mary finds herself liberated and now embroiled in the anti-Franco controversy.
|1. Belle Epoque (1992)|
2. Black Tears (1998)
3. Celestial Clockwork (1995)
4. Don Juan (1998)
5. Libertarias (1996)
6. Masterpiece (2000)
7. Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
8. Talk of Angels (1998)
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