Goya Award for Best Spanish Language Foreign Film (Mejor Película Hispanoamericana)by max-sv | created - 04 Sep 2015 | updated - 04 Feb 2017 | Public
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1. The Distinguished Citizen (2016)
118 min | Comedy, Drama
A recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature, who has been living in Europe for decades, accepts an invitation to receive a prize. In Argentina he finds both similarities and irreconcilable differences with the people of his hometown.
4. My Straight Son (2012)
Not Rated | 114 min | Drama, Romance
The story of Diego, a young and successful photographer that lives in the glamorous world of fashion, shallowness and excess. A tragic accident turns his world around; his partner is now in... See full summary »
5. Juan of the Dead (2011)
Not Rated | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A group of slackers face an army of zombies. The Cuban government and media claim the living dead are dissidents revolting against the government.
Votes: 9,978 | Gross: $0.02M
6. Chinese Take-Out (2011)
Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Drama
A well-ordered hardware store owner in Buenos Aires will see his life turn upside down when he helps a stranded Chinese man who doesn't speak a word of Spanish find his uncle in the bustling city. But can this coexistence bear fruit?
8. The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)
R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later.
Votes: 196,643 | Gross: $6.39M
10. XXY (2007)
Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Romance
The story of an intersexual fifteen-year-old. She lives with her parents, who have to cope with the challenges of her medical condition.
Votes: 13,522 | Gross: $0.05M
11. The Hands (2006)
119 min | Drama
Inspired by true events, the life of Father Mario Pantaleo, a Priest born in Pistoia, Italy, and based in Argentina, who guided by the mysteries of the faith, had "powers" to diagnose and heal diseases through the imposition of hands.
13. Whisky (2004)
94 min | Comedy, Drama
When his long-lost brother resurfaces, Jacobo, desperate to prove his life has added up to something, looks to scrounge up a wife. He turns to Marta, an employee at his sock factory, with ... See full summary »
14. Intimate Stories (2002)
Unrated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama
Three people and a baby set off on separate journeys, along the same road; their disparate dreams and stories intertwine amidst the breathtaking deserted Patagonic route.
Votes: 4,929 | Gross: $0.10M
16. La fuga (2001)
117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In the summer of 1928, several inmates from the National Penitentiary in Buenos Aires managed to escape. The film narrates the fate of each of these runaways in search of their destiny - ... See full summary »
17. Burnt Money (2000)
R | 125 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Nene & Angel and their accomplice Cuervo participate in a botched bank robbery in 1965 Buenos Aires, then hide out from the police in Uruguay while the gang breaks down.
Votes: 6,226 | Gross: $0.24M
18. Life is to Whistle (1998)
106 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Three characters in present-day Havana must choose between clinging to their self-restricting beliefs, or getting rid of them to live more freely. Ballerina Mariana has promised God ... See full summary »
Votes: 673 | Gross: $0.06M
19. The Lighthouse (1998)
Not Rated | 109 min | Drama
Two Argentine sisters, Memé and Aneta, lose their mother in a car crash. Memé, the elder, is also left lame with one badly scarred leg. The orphaned girls go to Uruguay to stay with their ... See full summary »
20. Ashes of Paradise (1997)
R | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A judge falls from the roof of the Federal Courthouse. A woman is murdered. Between them and the three sons of the judge there is a connection that will be investigated by a woman judge who... See full summary »
21. Autumn Sun (1996)
PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Clara Goldstein is a Jewish woman who, because of a visit from her brother, is forced to create a contrived relationship with a man of her own faith.
23. Strawberry and Chocolate (1993)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
This Oscar nominated film is the story of two men who are opposites, one gay, the other straight, one a fierce communist, the other a fierce individualist, one suspicious, the other accepting, and how they come to love each other.
Votes: 5,387 | Gross: $2.08M
24. Gatica, the Monkey (1993)
136 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
An Argentina film, which narrates the life of Argentine boxer José María Gatica, from his childhood until his tragic death in Buenos Aires in 1963.
25. A Place in the World (1992)
PG | 120 min | Drama
Mario and Ana, in voluntary exile from Buenos Aires, live in a remote Argentine valley with their 12-year-old son Ernesto. Mario runs a school and a wool cooperative; Ana, a doctor, heads a... See full summary »
Votes: 2,320 | Gross: $0.10M
27. Caídos del cielo (1990)
121 min | Drama, Romance
3 entwined stories set in Lima in the conflict marked 8Os: An elderly couple loses their child. A broadcaster shelters a depressed woman. A blind woman exploits her poor grandsons.
28. La bella del Alhambra (1989)
108 min | Musical, Drama
Story shows the genesis of the career and the rise of Esther the most beloved actress of most popular theater in Havana at the turn of the 19th century.
29. Lo que importa es vivir (1987)
113 min | Drama, Romance
Candelario is a wanderer that arrives to don Lázaro's hacienda. He soon proves to be a good worker full of ideas that gives new life to the decadent Hacienda. Also, he attracts Chabela's attention, don Lázaro's wife.
30. A King and His Movie (1986)
107 min | Comedy, Drama
Buenos Aires movie director, very fond of the legend of the King of Patagonia and Araucania, decides to make a movie about it. Despite of financial troubles, technical problems, misfortune ... See full summary »