The entire country comes to a stand-still at the time of the siesta to listen to a radio soap opera which tells a gloomy tale of betrayal, of jealousy, of crime and of debauchery. It is the story of Dulzura, underworld boss and his wife Rosa, the Chinese woman, queen of the tropical nights. Rosa has an irresistible affair with Marcos, and Dulzura suspects that his wife is cheating on him. Arturo Mendizabal, a corrupt politician, has seduced Laura, Marcos' sister. Marcos' revenge is taking shape. From then on, in between songs and dances, delirious confrontations and fleeting meetings, the story of Marcos and Rosa, of Laura and Arturo, rushes on towards an ending which is both expected and feared by the faithful audience of the series
Abel and Marianne discover that their 13-year-old son Joseph has been secretly selling his most prized possessions. They quickly realize that Joseph is not the only one, there are hundreds of children around the world doing the same thing. His mission: finance a mysterious project in Africa to save the planet.
A pioneer among filmmakers, Jane Campion was the first woman to win the Palme d’Or at Cannes, for The Piano. In 40 years of work, she has carved out a unique place for herself in the highly masculine pantheon of cinema. A visual and iconoclastic director, a subtle portraitist of women and the human soul, Campion is also a furtive director: both discreet and whimsical, gentle and impertinent, and sometimes misunderstood.
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