فيلم José

José

José is a movie starring Enrique Salanic, Manolo Herrera, and Ana Cecilia Mota. José lives with his mother in Guatemala. It's a tough life in one of the most violent and religious countries. When he meets Luis, he's thrust into...

Running Time
1 hours 25 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Drama
Director
Li Cheng
Writer
Li Cheng, George F. Roberson
Actors
Enrique Salanic, Manolo Herrera, Jhakelyn Waleska Gonzalez Gonzalez, Ana Cecilia Mota
Country
Guatemala, USA
Year
2018
Audio Languages
اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
اللغة_العربية, 日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

José (19 years old) lives with his Mother (50s) in Guatemala: a tough life in one of the most violent and religious countries. His life is his phone, crowded buses, work in the street and random sex. When he meets Luis, he's thrust into new-found passion and pain.

Comments about drama «José» (18)

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Hannah

Just for those who liked movies like "Chinatown" and "Easy Rider", you may be a little disappointed by this. I liked it, but a lot of the elements of the film are just "out of place". For example, the police force are out of place, as are the Spanish cops who are almost always dressed in the same black uniforms, not that I think this is necessarily a bad thing, because the outfits seem a little too "blaxploitation". Also, there are many references to the 1960's, but most of these seem a little out of place in this film, since that period is supposed to be a very dark and bleak. I think that this is a really good movie, but it is not nearly as good as I hoped it would be. If you enjoy movies like "the Blues Brothers", "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance", and "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen" you will enjoy this film.

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Steven White

I didn't know what to expect from this film, especially since I was completely misinformed about how serious this film was, because there were only two names on IMDb, and I had assumed it was going to be just another teen-drama, or a typical big-budget Hollywood blockbuster. Boy was I wrong. There was no big budget in this film, in fact, I think the only reason that I'm able to comment on this film so well is that I just have the name of the film in my head, and it's never the same thing twice. It is a very slow film, and that's where the true strength of it lies. It could have been a very cheesy film, but it is a character study, and its a very sincere character study, that's what makes this film so special. It shows that even the most complex, or extreme, people can have some morals, or morals in general, because they have personal problems that they're trying to solve. There are no big epic battles, but there are several wonderful scenes of almost constant suspense and foreboding, in which one can almost feel that the characters are in a constant state of fear. The fact that it is a character study also helps to show the struggles that some characters have with their pasts, and it's also a very compelling way of showing the characters' lives, and in a way, I believe that it is more of a character study, than a big battle. In a way, you have to see this film in order to understand it, but you don't have to see it in order to understand it. I felt very grateful when it was over, because I knew that this film was a very special film, and it was done very well. I hope that other people will see this film as well, and I wish that the critics would stop saying that "it's just another teen-drama." I know that I will not be the only one who has to see this film.

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Scott

I know that the mood of the movie is dark. I also know that the director gives the audience a big dose of so-called mental illness and the effects it can have on the individual. That makes the movie not so much about how mental illness can affect a person but about how people can deal with it. What I liked about this movie was the fact that the movie is very clean. The only time we are shown any suffering is when the girl is feeling suicidal. There are no traces of violence. All in all, the movie has its moments of drama and when the actors give a performance that brings out a feeling. I really liked the work of the actors. For me, the movie was a bit too dramatic, but I can understand the director's decision to make this kind of movie. I feel that the most important thing to remember is that mental illness is not that easy to fight. And this is one of the best points of the movie. Now, let's talk about the movie's performances. I think that the two main actors (the girl and the actor) did a very good job. The girl gave a powerful performance and she was really convincing. I was disappointed by the performance of the actor because I thought he was just being used a bit too much. But still, it was good. The director showed us how difficult it can be to deal with mental illness. And I feel that the movie would have been even better if the actress had been given more lines. I know that the director is famous for showing the effect mental illness can have on people and the actors' job is the most difficult. But I still felt that they were not doing the job as well as they could have. The story is not really too bad. It is more of a character study of the girl and the actor. I could feel that the director was using a lot of symbolism. I think that is one of the director's strengths. However, I think that this is one of the films that could have been better if the actor had been given more lines. Also, I felt that the actress's performance was a little too deep for me and I felt that she just looked out of place. The director was very good at taking his time and showing us how people deal with mental illness. I recommend this movie to anyone who enjoys psychological dramas with a touch of violence.

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Keith

Most of the reviewers here have written bad things about this movie. I think its one of those rare cases where I like a movie just because it was good. But I have to say, I was extremely disappointed by this movie. I'm not an American, but I was expecting more from an international film. I'm very familiar with the stories of Mariano and Mario; so I expected to feel more connected to these two characters than I actually did. The story was entertaining and kept me entertained. I would give this movie a 5 out of 10, but my friend told me he liked it more than I did. I think the people who hated this movie obviously didn't like it because it wasn't about America. I think this movie would be pretty good for people who don't know much about Spain.

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Ryan B.

I thought this was a good movie. I thought the director was very creative in the way he brought the film to life. In many ways, I was looking forward to seeing this film and I was very impressed with the way it was directed. I thought the acting was very good, but the direction was what really stood out for me. The way the film moved around the characters, like they were just being led, made the film seem more real. And I thought the camera work and camerawork was very great. But, this is just one of those movies that can go on and on and on. One thing I liked about it, was that it was really a story of friendship. It was not just about a guy trying to do the right thing and ending up being wrong. This is a story of a man who has a very important secret about his past, and has to deal with the consequences of that secret. I thought the acting was very good. I think the character of Santiago did a great job in bringing the character to life. I thought the film had a very special quality that made it very realistic. I thought the music in the film was very good. I thought the cinematography and sound design were really good. I liked the way the film was put together, and the way the film was filmed. Overall, I thought this was a very good film, and I would definitely recommend this film to anyone.

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Christian K.

The film of Miguel de Cervantes' novel La Vida Latina was first aired in the U.S. as a series of six episodes in 1993. Each episode is in Spanish with English subtitles and features the son of a nobleman and the son of a peasant in the middle of the Spanish civil war. Miguel de Cervantes died in 1830, so the first film was his last. However, the people of Spain seemed to still care about him and he was able to write the novel that was to become his own masterpiece. The series is set in a rural area of Spain during the Civil War. A family of some kind lives in the middle of the mountains and a young boy who seems to be destined to be a soldier or a priest falls in love with the beautiful little girl who has been left behind to care for her sick mother. From here, he begins to question everything that he's ever known about his home country and of course this is where his story takes its own turn. The series was watched by many people and has a large cult following, though it isn't the standard film that one would expect. The films seems to be more of an artistic statement than a drama and as a consequence, the picture is long and many of the scenes tend to be rather slow. Yet, the film is very powerful and this could be the reason why it wasn't quite as well-received as one would hope. The story of Cervantes is very difficult to analyze and what makes this film so special is that it isn't just a drama with a character study. Cervantes' writing is incredibly profound and his novels are highly religious. He was born in Spain during the 15th century, so his language is of course Castilian and he is the son of a nobleman, an educated man who even knew some of the language of the Spanish nobility in the time of the country's revolution. That doesn't stop him from being a passionate writer, however, and he was able to combine his passion for a war story with an element of myth to write an epic story that is still admired today. Though he died in 1830, the story of his boyhood and of his relationship with the family that he grew up with doesn't stop him from expressing his religious ideals. In fact, it is his ideas about religion that continue to be influential in many people's lives today. It is with that in mind that I appreciate the film of Miguel de Cervantes' La Vida Latina and that is why I was able to enjoy this film so much. The film is visually stunning and in some ways quite disturbing. A lot of scenes are disturbing in a way that is hard to watch. The acting by the cast is top-notch and they were able to capture the atmosphere of the time. The most striking thing about the film was that it seemed to

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Tiffany W.

I saw this at the 2014 South by Southwest film festival. There is a long set of conversations going on in this film that eventually culminate into a really surrealistic finale. Overall it was an interesting experience, though I found it a bit slow. This was made for the festival by SyFy and they showed it with a lot of 'likes' on their site, so I thought that was good.

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Ryan W.

I always wonder what a typical movie might be like to someone like me, who has never seen a movie in his life. But here I am, an average guy from the States who has been a fan of westerns since I was eight. I have not seen many of these movies. However, I did see this. It has to be the greatest western ever made, because it's so different from all the others. The characters are very complex and I cannot describe what is going on in them. All I can say is that the acting is good and the story is great. This movie will always be one of my favorites.

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Raymond Cruz

This is a very strange movie, almost as if it was made by someone who was unfamiliar with the medium of film. This is something a lot of the Dusseldorf, Germany, international premiere of this film elicited. Not only does it lack any discernible formal structure, but the story is simply uninteresting. The style is austere, and the pacing and pacing are also very slow. This becomes a little irritating when the slow pacing is prolonged. The movie does have some interesting (and unique) moments. For example, the movie has two sequences where the narrator (José) and his family witness the murder of a young woman. The movie is really the first such work by Jurgen von Stroheim (1922-1999), a German director who never received any film awards. A German director that made a lot of mediocre, and frankly mediocre, movies. I think I would have preferred a movie directed by a director who had more substantial and creative film skills, but even if this movie had a script that was much more "hip", I think it would have been an awful movie. If you get a chance, I would suggest you watch the director's best work "Ihr Sorgen" (1983) about a female patient with a neurotic personality disorder (yes, this is a title with a Pronunciation). It is amazing how this movie manages to convey the full range of emotions and is also surprisingly funny and touching. The movie is great!

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Pamela Valdez

The story is about two brothers, Josue, played by Alden Ehrenreich, and Isabella, played by Portia Doubleday, that are part of a long line of priestless families. The brothers' parents are gone for much of the movie, and there's a little bit of religious tension throughout, but I think the main focus of the movie is the lives of these kids, and their not always happy future. The story goes on for quite a while, and by the time I finished watching it, I was on the edge of my seat. In terms of being a movie, it was a very well-made, well-made, well-made movie. It is the kind of movie that you don't have to think too much about, and it will leave you thinking about it for weeks. I think this is what makes this movie so great. If you aren't into movies that have a lot of dialog and philosophical concepts, this might not be for you, but if you are, it is a lot of fun. I also think the characters are well-developed, and their emotions are very realistic. The characters feel real, and it makes the movie better. They are what make a movie great, and this movie has a lot of those. It's not easy to be a religious man, but this movie is a lot of fun to watch. This is definitely one of my favorite movies.

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Dennis G.

This movie really is about a man who is willing to sacrifice everything for a dream. What I liked about it was that we don't get too much information from his point of view; he doesn't use much dialogue, but the scene he is sitting in the hospital bed, in the middle of the film, is one of the most poignant moments I have ever seen in a movie. For this reason, I suggest everyone go see this movie. The characters are great, the acting is good, and the story is very engaging.

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Joan H.

Watching the film after only having read the book I came to the conclusion that it was a masterpiece. There was no doubt about it, and reading the book was one of the best parts of the film. I think that if a person wasn't familiar with the book they wouldn't be able to understand what was going on, or understand what was going on. I guess that is one of the reasons why the book has been so popular, as you need to have been familiar with the story before you can understand it, but it doesn't matter. The thing that struck me the most was the writing. That is what drew me in and kept me there. A very strong and consistent writing style. It didn't feel like the screenwriter had scribbled on the page, but the style of the book, and the way the plot flowed was completely different from the screenwriter's style. It was like the screenwriter had read the book and his style had been applied to the film. I don't want to give away the ending, as I do not want to give the film away, but I will say that it is one of the most powerful endings ever put to film. You do not need to see the ending to understand what the film is about, because all the action is centered on the idea of that ending. It just isn't an ending for the movie, it is an ending for the book. I give it an A+ for strong writing and strong directing. I don't think it can be improved upon, and I don't think it would make a good film. I can only say that it is the best book adaptation ever.

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Joshua Coleman

I've not seen "C.R.A.Z.Y." but I have seen one review that has described it as "A torture porn" because it depicts people (women in particular) getting tortured. I've seen more porn. I've seen movies that were erotic, but didn't show any violence. So yes, I think the movie is a pornography of torture. So I'm not sure what's wrong with the reviewer who says he has never seen this kind of porn. It's only in one film, "Le scolaire des femmes", that I have seen violence. And in this film there's no violence. Well, I think he's being too hard on the movie because I think he's got a very small point of view. So anyway, my point is this: the story is about a woman who just can't stop thinking about her mother, because she thinks she might be her mother, and also she's in love with a man. So she gets in touch with the man and gets him to commit suicide. This is an interesting story, but the way the story is told is the wrong way. If it was done this way, the movie would be the best picture of French literature. As it is, it's just a good story, nothing more. And the movie is nothing more than a porn. Now, I've seen this kind of porn, and I've never thought I'd have to see it in the cinema. It's one of those movies that are just pornography for the purpose of having pornography. You can say that the movie is porn for the sake of it, or maybe that's just the truth of the matter. Anyway, the story is very well done and has a nice rhythm to it, but the way the story is told is wrong. So, if you want to watch a nice movie, go for it. But don't go to this movie if you're tired of other porn movies that you have already seen.

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Douglas

A woman's experience of the Holocaust is seen through the eyes of her son, who is a SS officer. As a young boy, he experiences the Nazi brutality. He soon goes to Auschwitz, where he meets the SS officer, and his mother, who tells him that his brother is in the camp. However, the two young boys' mother is sick. Her illness takes her away from the camp, and she does not know where her son is. He is seen on the rail tracks as a new recruit for the SS. As the Nazi's in the camp see how the two boys handle themselves, they become the same, and they seek to take over the camp. The scene where Jose meets his mother is very emotional, as is the scene where Jose sees the SS officers taking over the camp. In the end, Jose tries to explain to his mother that he is a member of the SS. However, she is uninterested in him telling her about his work, and then leaves the room, and Jose decides to stay in the camp. He does not want to be seen as a deserter. He sees that Jose is an important part of the camp and has already been in several other places, but he doesn't know where his mother is. He does not know why he has been taken to Auschwitz, and he does not know why his mother is still in the camp. He decides to go back to his mother. He gives her a letter and asks her to come to Auschwitz. After she arrives in the camp, she is surprised to see that Jose has not been taken prisoner. She soon discovers that Jose is being held prisoner. She is very concerned and leaves the camp. She meets Jose, and he tells her that he was taken prisoner because his mother died. He asks her for a cigarette and she gives him one, and then they both smoke. He says goodbye to his mother, and she disappears. This is a very moving scene. After she is gone, he asks his mother to come back to the camp, and Jose is happy to see her. He tells her that he had not seen her for a while. She tells him that she does not have anything to do with the camp. After Jose and his mother leave the camp, they go to a small town and find that Jose has not been told that his mother is dead. He is devastated. He asks for some money from a truck and finds out that he can't get it. He and his mother discuss this. He says that he is not going to do anything without his mother, and she agrees. As Jose and his mother leave the camp, they see the SS officers are trying to take over the camp. Jose is upset, but his mother tells him to wait a while and then go and see his mother. The end of this film is very emotional, but it is also sad.

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Patrick W.

A Japanese man who has been to America, comes back and starts to tell the Americans about life in Japan and their difficulties in getting back to their country. He also has a desire to find out if there is still a life for him in America. There is a weird, even surreal aspect to this movie. The whole concept of this man in America is like a fairy tale. He's told to go to America and make friends with a few people, before he goes there. At the beginning, he feels out of place, and he wants to go back to his country, which isn't America. This is a strange and complicated movie. It's hard to say exactly what the director is trying to say, because it doesn't go deep enough into the protagonist. The director wants to make a political movie, but he doesn't do it enough. And his intent is unclear, as he doesn't really go into American politics. He's trying to say something about the status of foreigners in Japan, and about life in America. But it's not really clear. The movie is well made. The cinematography is spectacular. The cinematography gives the movie an almost documentary quality. But the directing isn't that good. It's not that clear and he doesn't really go into American politics. The director does try to use the ideas of this movie. The dialogues are very good, but the idea of the movie doesn't really go deep enough. The director is good at putting some good messages in a movie, but sometimes he does a poor job at doing it. There are good acting performances, but it's not the strongest element of the movie. It's a strange movie. It's good at telling a good message. The movie is too slow, and it's a little boring, but there is a very good soundtrack. The movie has a very unusual and strange feeling to it. It's not very good, but it's a little weird. I recommend this movie. I think that it's a good movie. It's not really clear what the director is trying to say. It's kind of difficult to talk about the director's intentions.

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Carl

the title says it all. a man with only one wish.to live his life to the fullest. in a really long dream.a movie that makes you think about your life.the emotions are high.the story is decent.the performances are good.the screenplay is really good.the movie is different and has a different message.the atmosphere is beautiful.the song "i am for all" is a perfect moment.the photography is good.the clothes,the music are really interesting.the director knows a good movie.the movie is really different and has the intention to break down the old mold.i recommend you to see the movie because it is a good film. a big recommendation for Jose Ferrer.

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George W.

After nearly a decade of "perfecting" (read: 'cutting') their classic directorial debut, director and co-writer J.C. Chandor and cinematographer Christopher Doyle are back with a third film adaptation of a novel that, on its own, might have been an excellent candidate for the bestseller list. Fortunately, Chandor and Doyle, both themselves, decided that they would rather leave it in the public domain than present it as the finale to the trilogy. As such, they've taken a good-natured look at the age-old problem of plagiarism, which has been rampant in publishing for a while now. J.C. Chandor, who previously directed the "Nineteen Eighty-Four" adaptation, has yet again proved his prowess as a storyteller, employing a style that feels somewhat like a modern-day "All Quiet on the Western Front" for the more surreal parts of the film. After a nightmare of a first viewing, we get to meet the majority of the main characters. The first half of the film is really good, and there are some decent lines of dialogue, especially the one uttered by Detective Eric Fields, played by Kevin Spacey, that brings some honesty to the proceedings. But when he's not on screen, the narrative feels slightly more compressed. Instead of being one film in two parts, the first half is divided into two halves, with an introduction to each of the main characters. This creates the problem of trying to capture the various dimensions of the main characters, such as the desire to be rich and the passion for a solitary life, while leaving out all the references to other works of literature (for example, the theme of the book being the "great disappointment" and the mysterious nature of the narrator). This works against the film in the second half, where the narrative is structured around the two main characters, as much as it's a chore to find out what the purpose of these two-hour-long flashbacks is. It's basically a "three-act play" (or, in English, a play with three acts). The first act is actually quite good. The second act, however, is what the film is really about, with some nice character development and a very moving climax that's a sort of satisfying finale. There's a lot of opportunities for Chandor to explore the characters further, with their struggles, and the film is well-made. But, I think he would have been better off sticking to the novel. It would have added more scope to the story, and maybe made the film a bit longer. There are also a lot of scenes that feel a bit forced, including the character's interactions with the narrator, who seems to be just going through the motions. For this, it's certainly a flaw of the film. However, this isn't to say that the

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Jessica Moreno

So who's the bad guy here? The main character, a priest with a drinking problem, is being pursued by the very attractive Elisabeth Wiest. In fact, we can't tell who the bad guy is because there's so much stuff going on and I don't want to spoil it for you. But the story is based on an Italian novel and I didn't know that was there until I read the summary. There's also some reviews that criticise this movie for being too long, but I felt it was worth it and the acting was so good that I don't see why people wouldn't like it. It's well acted and it has lots of funny moments. It's also quite serious, it isn't just a fun movie.