SPY TIME
ANACLETO: AGENTE SECRETO
2015, 93 min, Dir: Javier Ruiz Caldera

What would you do if you suddenly discovered your father was James Bond? That’s what thirtysomething slacker Adolfo (Quim Gutiérrez) is faced with when he’s targeted by one of his father’s old adversaries (Carlos Areces). Veteran actor Imanol Arias stars as the agente secreto in this hugely enjoyable action-comedy adaptation of Manuel Vázquez Gallego’s 1960s comic strip. In Spanish with English subtitles.


THREE MANY WEDDINGS
TRES BODAS DE MÁS
2013, 94 min, Spain, Dir: Javier Ruiz Caldera

What’s worse than getting invited to your ex’s wedding? Getting invited to three of them! Inma Cuesta stars as Ruth, a luckless-in-love biologist who gamely runs the gauntlet as boyfriends Pedro (Berto Romero), party-hearty surfer Mikel (Paco León) and transgender Álex (Laura Sanchez) get hitched. This brightly colored, gag-filled farce was Best Comedy winner at the Feroz Awards. In Spanish with English subtitles.


FAMILY UNITED
LA GRAN FAMILIA ESPAÑOLA
2013, Film Factory, 101 min, Spain, Dir: Daniel Sanchez Arevalo

Acclaimed director Daniel Sanchez Arevalo takes a comedic look at a Spanish family’s chaotic reunion for a wedding taking place during the 2010 FIFA World Cup final. With Patrick Criado and Arancha Marti. “Shot through with a distinctive wit and flair, the [film] cannily shows how it’s possible to straddle the mainstream/arthouse divide.” - Jonathan Holland, The Hollywood Reporter. In Spanish with English subtitles.


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