Ximena is illiterate; Jacqueline reads to her. Everything except a letter hidden under a wooden Buddha that Ximena won’t let her read. To know what it says, Ximena must learn to read. As Ximena learns, their relationship, thorny at first, becomes ever more trusting. What they will learn is more than either of them could have imagined. Fueled by brilliant writing and luminous acting - Paulina Garcia (Gloria - Best Actress, Berlinale 2013) should be declared a national treasure - this richly metaphorical and emotionally subtle miracle from Chile, the new heart of South American cinema, is exactly the kind of film Cinequest was created to discover - a film that will touch you deeply, a film you will not want to forget.
A series of brutal murders puts the lives of three men on a collision course: The father of the latest victim now out for revenge, a vigilante police detective operating outside the boundaries of law, and the main suspect in the killings - a religious studies teacher arrested and released due to a police blunder.
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Ex-Federale agent Machete is recruited by the President of the United States for a mission which would be impossible for any mortal man – he must take down a madman revolutionary and an eccentric billionaire arms dealer who has hatched a plan to spread war and anarchy across the planet.
Depressed single mom Adele and her son Henry offer a wounded, fearsome man a ride. As police search town for the escaped convict, the mother and son gradually learn his true story as their options become increasingly limited.
Have you watched The Illiterate yet? What did you think about it?