God’s Crooked Lines (Los renglones torcidos de Dios), a psycholgical thriller from Spain, stars the always excellent Bárbara Lennie as a woman who enters a mental hospital undercover to investigate a murder.
Maria (and Everybody Else) ( María (y los demás)) is an energetic comedy of errors from Spain. The film was directed by Nely Reguera and stars Bárbara Lennie as the Maria everything swirls around. You can see this 2016 release on Prime Video for a small rental.
The Mess You Leave Behind (El desorden que dejas) is a Spanish language mystery series streaming on Netflix. It’s a well-written series with two exceptional Spanish actresses in the lead roles. Mystery fans will enjoy it.
Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem star in Everybody Knows (Todos lo saben). With that kind of star power, I thought I’d give it a try. It was solidly average, but good enough to watch all the way through.
Sunday’s Illness (La enfermedad del domingo) is a Spanish film currently streaming on Netflix. It’s the exquisitely beautiful and exquisitely painful story of a woman who searches out her mother 30 years after her mother abandoned her.