The El Patio team has curated a shortlist of movies and TV series in Spanish available on SBS On Demand right now! There is something for everyone, with great content from all across the Spanish speaking world - Chile, Spain, Cuba and Argentina, and beyond. Take your pick and enjoy!
A former guerrilla soldier does his best to assimilate back into society following his surrender to the Bogotá police. At the same time, he's hired to carry out an undercover investigation of a corrupt government enforcer. Who are the good guys in the urban jungle?
The original conquistador Hernán Cortés and his infamous invasion of Mexico take centre stage in this historical drama. It weaves together the stories of the Spanish, the Aztecs and others who were witness to this watershed moment in human history.
A suspenseful crime drama based on a true story, police captain César Rojas investigates the disappearance of 12 girls in Chile's far north in a case that will dig into some disturbing cracks in Chilean society.
This movie focuses on what has long been considered one of the most famous bank heists in Argentinean history - the 2006 robbery of the Banco Río branch in Acassuso. The robbers' audacity is breathtaking.
A seemingly ordinary couple lead double lives as some of the most brutal and feared assassins working on behalf of Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, who ruled Chile between 1973 and 1990. This series is a chilling look at ordinary evil.
A fascinating biopic that traces the life of famed Cuban ballet dancer Carlos Acosta, who was also the first black guest dancer for the Royal Ballet in London. This is a gorgeous story of struggle and triumph from the acclaimed Spanish director Icíar Bollaín.
A serial killer is on the loose in Southern Spain, and its up to two homicide detectives to settle their differences and catch the murderer before more innocent victims are attacked. This film captivated Spain upon release, winning 10 Goya Awards including Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Actor in 2014.
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By Sasha Gillies-Lekakis
April 28, 2021
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