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A Remarkable Tale (2019)

93 min  |  Comedy

In this screwball and charming comedy, the story starts in an unspecified point of Spain's geography named Fuentejuela de Arriba, a so small mountain town with a so big problem: a population of 16 people, all them aged, without young ones nor children. Campello's, Fuentejuela de Abajo's mayor, appears to make a warning: if the population lows to 15 or less for the incoming census of the region, Fuentejuela de Arriba will disappear to be annexed to Fuentejuela de Abajo as an only one town, for desperation of their inhabitants denied to see the town as part of Fuentejuela de Abajo due to their eternal rivalry. Teresa, wife of Fuentejuela de Arriba's mayor, finds an impossible solution to the trouble: after she meets Azquil, Shukra, Latisha and Calulu, four Africans on the run wanted by the police who were cheated to job as exotic dancers in a close brothel, Teresa decides use them to increase the population and save the town, specially after to learn about the death of Alfonso, Manolita's husband and their only one councilor. Therefore, bad news never come alone: villagers mistrust about the Africans, taking them as thieves and criminals, and Teresa discovers that her husband betrayed her not with another woman as she thought but announcing him in the incoming elections as Fuentejuela de Abajo's vice-mayor for working at the service of Campello in a plan to turn Fuentejuela de Arriba in a touristic resort after the annexation. With no options, Teresa asks help her friends Jaime and Guiri to integrate the Africans in the town: it causes that Teresa feels interested about Azquil, that Guiri interests about Latisha for Shukra's jealousy (her ex boyfriend), that the own Shukra and Jaime's aging mother Encarnita starts a relation of hate and mistrust, and that Calulu interests about Jaime, hoping that he comes out of the closet. A true mess that it will explode when Campello and the rest of Fuentejuela de Abajo visit to their rivals for Fuentejuela de Arriba's local feasts, with unpredictable consequences for everybody.

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White Hell of Pitz Palu (1929)

150 min  |  Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance

In 1925, the newlyweds Dr. Johannes Krafft and Maria spend their honeymoon in a mountaineering vacation. On October 6, while climbing the Piz Palü mountain near the Swiss borders with Italy, Johannnes ignores danger warnings. Shortly after, an avalanche traps Maria within a glacier. Johannes is unable to recover her body, but becomes obsessed with doing so. He spends the following four years wandering the mountain alone, in search of Maria's corpse. In 1929, the young couple of Hans Brandt and Maria Maioni plan to climb Piz Palü. They learn of Maria's death and get acquainted with Johaness. Hans offers to join Johaness in his next climb of the mountain. Maria is annoyed to be left behind, and follows them on her own. Another avalanche injures Hans, and Johanness rescues him at the cost of breaking his own leg. The trio spends the night in an ice cave. The mountain guide Christian organizes a rescue party, which locates the trio but fails in recovering them. Hans is in a suicidal mood, and Johanness is further injured while preventing Hans' suicide attempt. Erns Udet the aviator attempts to parachute supplies to the trapped trio, but fails. He manages, however, to record their exact location, Meanwhile, Johaness uses his jacket to cover Hans, willing to freeze to death to save the younger man. Christian eventually manages to rescue Hans and Maria, and has them nursed back to health. Johaness is considered deceased, with his corpse lost on the mountain.

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