There are several best-reviewed Spanish movies since ages. The OTT platforms are bringing back all these old shows to life by streaming them all. Around 75% of Hispanics in the US speak Spanish either as their first or second language. Most people around the world love watching movies in their native language. Thus, there are a lot of audiences for the Spanish content.
In this article, let us discuss the success of a few Spanish movies in the most recent years. Today the OTT platforms have taken over the traditional pay- TVs. Most of the movies are available on the ‘over- the- top’ platform. With just a good internet connection and a smartphone, smart TV, or a laptop computer, watch the films at ease. The list of movies reviewed here are from all genres.
For all non- Spanish speakers, you must be expecting a translation of the movie title. It’s ‘The Weeping Woman.’ Need better translating and captioning services for any language, any video content? CaptioningStar is always within reach. La Llorona is a haunting reworking that encompasses real-life tragedy and showcases the generational trauma of the Guatemalan dictator Enrique Monteverde. It is infused with transfixing political weight. The mythology behind this script is deep into tragedy, sorrow, and regret. This trauma is from the Guatemalan writer-director Jayro- Bustamante.
This film had its first premiere on 30 August 2019 at the Venice Film Festival. Later it was screened in the Contemporary World Cinema section at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. This movie premiered on the horror streaming platform Shudder on 6 August 2020. The direction, visual style, and story with bewitching imagery and tension were all praised by the audiences.
Enjoy watching horror-thriller LA LLORONA on Shudder with Captions and Subtitles. According to IMDB, its box office gross worldwide is $ 294,404. With its positive reviews and good ratings, Shudder is streaming this movie to reach further audiences. Multilingual users would now be able to access this content when closed captions and subtitles in different languages are enabled.
Ya No Estoy Aquí
Let us quickly translate this Spanish title to English. ‘I’m no longer here’ is a 2019 Mexican- Spanish drama directed by Fernando Frias. This story revolves around a 17-year-old teenager’s experiences in Mexico and the US. The main character Ulises is the leader of a gang ‘Los Terkos.’ Their lifestyle revolves around dancing and listening to a slowed version of Cumbia referred to as ‘Cumbia rebajada.’ He is then sent to the United States by his mother when threatened by his gang after confronting a criminal group. Circumstances make them assume Ulises was one among them.
This film received several awards and nominations at International Film Festivals. Juan Daniel, the lead role, won the Best Acting Revelation award at the Cairo International Film Festival in 2019. This film also bagged the Golden Pyramid Best Film award at Cairo International. The Morelia International Film Festival won in two categories: the Audience Award and the Best Feature Film Award. The success of this movie caused the thirst to watch this by people other than Spanish speakers.
It was also released via Netflix, a streaming service, on 27 May 2020. Once you subscribe to Netflix, you will be authorized to watch this movie. The audio is in Spanish. You have Spanish Captions and English subtitles. Most people across the world can watch this dance drama with English subtitles enabled.
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La Casa Lobo
La Casa Lobo means ‘The Wolf House.’ It is a visually stunning and horrifying feature film. An animated fairy tale directed by Cristobal Lenon and Joaquin Cocina, who spent five years creating this stop-motion narrative. A short storyline: A young woman named Maria takes refuge in an abandoned house in Southern Chile with two pigs after escaping from a German Colony. The house reacts to the feelings of Maria, which is splendidly depicted using magnificent animations throughout the tale. This film received the most prominent reviews from famous movie critics around the world.
The premiere of this film was at the 2018 Berlin International Film Festival, and it won a prize. The film then traveled to various film festivals around the world. At Monterrey festival in Mexico, it won the best-animated feature film and best Latin American film at Quito, Latin American Film Festival in Ecuador. At the International Film Festival in Valdivia, Chile, this film received the public prize and best cinematography. La Casa Lobo is rolling out now in the film world.
Its international success is now available for all of us. You can watch this on Amazon Prime, Google play, and Vudu. The audio language is Espanol (a dialect of Spanish). This movie has Spanish closed captions and translations in English for subtitles. Native speakers who are deaf or hard-of-hearing can use these captions, whereas non-native speakers who do not understand the Spanish content access it with English or other language subtitles.
El Agente Topo
Age is not a barrier to becoming a spy. The English translation of ‘EL Agente Topo’ is ‘The Mole Agent.’ This is a documentary about an 83-year-old private investigator who poses as a resident in a Chilean nursing home to spy on the caretakers of elder abuse. This movie carries mixed emotions as it is heartwarming, charming, warm, funny, compassionate, thrilling, and entertaining. It’s never too late to embark on adventures. Directed by Maite Alberdi, this film epitomizes the appeal.
On 25 January 2020, The Mole Agent had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. Gravitas Ventures acquired US distribution of the film. The film was released in the Netherlands on December 10, 2020. This film received several awards and nominations. This movie was the eighteenth Chilean movie nominated for the Goya Award for Best Iberoamerican Film and the second for Alberdi. It then received a nomination for Best Documentary Feature at the 93rd Academy Awards and for this years Oscars
The box office collection was estimated to be $ 337,422 gross Worldwide. You can watch this exemplary drama on Netflix, Amazon Prime, or Hulu. Subscribe to these OTT platforms with the package of your choice and watch it at your convenience. A must-watch film has been made available for all of us with subtitles in English. All the titles and captions are ADA and FCC compliant.
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Roma, a sensational and emotional portrayal of the life of an indigenous live-in maid named Cleodegaria ‘Cleo’ Gutiérrez. The background is set up in the Colonia Roma neighborhood of Mexico City, thus the film name Roma. It revolves around Cleo the maid, Sofia the matriarch; Antonio, her husband; Teresa, her mother; and her four young children. The distress a woman undergoes in her personal life and a soul ready to selflessly sacrifice for the cause of her loved ones, betrayal by loved ones, political situations turning up lives of common people is what the drama beautifully picturizes.
Netflix acquired the distribution rights of the film in April 2018. At the 75th Venice International Film Festival, the film premiered worldwide. Though not officially confirmed by Netflix, rough estimates put up a whopping $2,00,000 box office collection in the first five days of its premiere. It has won numerous awards, some of which are, the Golden Lion at the Venice International Film Festival, the 2018 AFI Special Award from the American Film Institute, and was named second runner-up for the People’s Choice Award. The film was chosen by the New York Film Critics Circle and Time magazine as the best film of 2018.
All these Spanish movies aired on the OTT platforms have one thing in common. It’s the closed caption enabled in each of these movies. They reach a larger audience and are a key for people with hearing loss.
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