Our pick of 2016 Latin America films


The story of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda who becomes a fugitive in his own country after joining the Communist Party in the late 1940s. Stars Gael García Bernal, Luis Gnecco and Alfredo Castro.

IMDB rating: 7.4

Sr. Pig

An elderly American pig farmer hits the road to Mexico to meet up with his estranged daughter after his health begins to fail. Featured at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. Stars Diego Luna and Augusto Mendoza.

IMDB rating: 5.9

Much Ado About Nothing

Featured at the 66th Berlin International Film Festival, Much Ado About Nothing (Aquí no ha pasado nada) is a Chilean drama inspired by a real life political scandal about the son of a Senator who was acquitted after killing a man in a hit and run. Stars Agustín Silva, Paulina García and Daniel Alcaíno.

IMDB rating: 6.8

Between Sea and Land

The story of 28-year-old bedbound Alberto who’s dream is to visit the Caribbean sea and the people around him that make it a reality. Awarded the Audience Award and two Best Acting Awards at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. Stars Jorge Cao, Manolo Cruz and Vicky Hernández.

IMDB rating: 7.3

When Two Worlds Collide

A documentary that follows an indigenous environmental activist takes on the large businesses that are destroying the Amazon.

IMDB rating: 7.9

Don’t Call Me Son

A Brazilian drama about a young man who discovers he was kidnapped as a child and the mother who brought him up isn’t his parent. Stars Naomi Nero, Daniel Botelho and Dani Nefussi.

IMDB rating: 7.1

The Long Night of Francisco Sanctis

Office clerk Francisco Sanctis and his family live in Buenos Aires during the military dictatorship in the 70s. After being called by an old friend, Francisco has to decide to risk everything he has for two strangers. Stars Diego Velázquez, Laura Paredes and Valeria Lois.

IMDB rating: 6.6

The Tenth Man

After years away, Ariel returns to Buenos Aires to reconnect with his father and meets a women who forces him to come to grips with the reasons that divided him and his father. Stars Alan Sabbagh, Julieta Zylberberg and Usher Barilka

IMDB rating: 6

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