Spanish Movies to Watch on Netflix

Currently streaming Netflix movies to watch before going to Spain (2015):

1. Biutiful      Drama      Year: 2010      Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu

This is the story of Uxbal, a man living in this world, but able to see his death, which guides his every move. – IMDB

2. Blancanieves      Drama, Fantasy      Year: 2012      Director: Pablo Berger

A twist on the Snow White fairy tale that is set in 1920s Seville and centered on a female bullfighter. – IMDB

3. Butterfly      Drama      Year: 1999      Director: José Luis Cuerda

For Moncho, it’s an idyllic year: he starts school, he has a wonderful teacher, he makes a friend in Roque, he begins to figure out some of the mysteries of Eros, and, with his older brother, a budding saxophone player, he makes a trip with the band from their town in Galicia. But it’s also the year that the Spanish Republic comes under fire from Fascist rebels. Moncho’s father is a Republican as is the aging teacher, Don Gregorio. As sides are drawn and power falls clearly to one side, the forces of fear, violence, and betrayal alter profoundly what should be the pleasure of coming of age. – IMDB

4. The Sea Inside      Biography, Drama, Romance      Year: 2004      Director: Alejandro Amenábar

The factual story of Spaniard Ramon Sampedro, who fought a thirty-year campaign in favor of euthanasia and his own right to die. – IMDB

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