BETIBÚ
2014, Latido, 100 min, Argentina, Dir: Miguel Cohan

When a wealthy businessman is found murdered in his home, the local newspaper puts three writers on the case – a jaded veteran reporter (Daniel Fanego), a brash new arrival on the crime beat and famed mystery novelist Nurit “Betibú” Iscar (an excellent Mercedes Morán) – who unearth secrets buried for decades as they follow the trail of clues. Writer-director Cohan’s complex characters and sharp dialog keep this thriller moving at the snappy pace of a vintage film noir. In Spanish with English subtitles


THESIS ON A HOMICIDE
TESIS SOBRE UN HOMICIDIO
2013, Latido Films, 106 min, Argentina, Dir: Hernán Goldfrid

Ricardo Darin (THE SECRET IN THEIR EYES) stars as Roberto Bermudez, a brilliant former lawyer who now teaches at a university. After a woman is murdered near the school, one of Bermudez’s students (Alberto Ammann) takes an unusual interest in the case. Could this mysterious young man be the killer - and is he now toying with the law professor? In Spanish with English subtitles.


COMBUSTION
COMBUSTIÓN
2013, 99 min, Spain, Dir: Daniel Calparsoro

Just as he’s gotten engaged to girlfriend Julia (María Castro), Mikel (X-MEN: FIRST CLASS actor Álex González) meets Ari (Adriana Ugarte) at a party. Ari is fascinating, beautiful, passionate … and up to her neck in illegal car racing. But that’s not the only curve she introduces; when Ari’s boyfriend cooks up a plan to rob Julia’s business, Mikel has to choose between an exciting new life with Ari and his love for Julia. COMBUSTION practically explodes with speed and nervous energy, while dodging the usual Hollywood blockbuster cliches, as drama and psychological tension mount with each scene. A box office hit with Spain’s younger crowd. In Spanish with English subtitles.


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