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APENAS UN DELINCUENTE (HARDLY A CRIMINAL)

The Heights Theater 3951 Central Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN

(1949, 35mm, 90m, Spanish w/English subtitles) dir Hugo Fregonese w/Jorge Salcedo, Sebastián Chiola. José (Jorge Salcedo) is a gambler, and a bad one. After falling deeply into debt, he embezzles money from his employer, taking advantage of a loophole that sends him to prison for only six years. But when he’s freed, he finds that […]

LA BESTIA DEBE MORIR (THE BEAST MUST DIE)

The Heights Theater 3951 Central Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN

(1952, DCP, 95m, Spanish w/English subtitles) dir Román Viñoly Barreto w/Narciso Ibáñez Menta, Laura Hidalgo. Famous mystery writer Felix Lane’s (Ibáñez Menta) nine-year-old son is killed by a car. Adopting a new identity and planting himself in the lives of the family he believes is responsible, Felix takes revenge swiftly and with plenty of collateral […]

LOS TALLOS AMARGOS (THE BITTER STEMS)

The Heights Theater 3951 Central Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN

(1956, DCP, 90m, Spanish w/English subtitles) dir Fernando Ayala w/Carlos Cores, Vassili Lambrinos. Reporter Alfredo (Cores) befriends a Hungarian refugee, Paar Liudas (Lambrinos), who’s desperate to bring his family to Buenos Aires. The pair devise a clever get-rich-quick scheme, but once the money starts flowing, Alfredo’s barely checked paranoia rises. This gorgeous noir won the […]

EL VAMPIRO NEGRO (THE BLACK VAMPIRE)

The Heights Theater 3951 Central Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN

(1953, DCP, 90m, Spanish w/English subtitles) dir Román Viñoly Barreto w/Olga Zubarry, Roberto Escalada, Nathán Pinzón. In Buenos Aires, a serial killer (Pinzón) is murdering children. Soon the police, and the underworld, are working to rid the streets of the madman. This third remake of Fritz Lang’s M focuses on the women of the story, […]

SI MUERO ANTES DE DESPERTAR (IF I SHOULD DIE BEFORE I WAKE)

The Heights Theater 3951 Central Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN

(1952, 35mm, 73m, Spanish w/English subtitles) dir Carlos Hugo Christensen w/Nestor Zavarce, Blanca del Prado. Lucio (Zavarce) is a prankster and class clown whose father is a homicide detective. When one of his classmates tells Lucio about a mysterious stranger, he agrees to keep it a secret—until she vanishes. Soon, more girls are missing, and […]

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