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Movies

Whatever genre you are interested in, this personal Hollywood movie collection spotlights the coolest places in Argentina and invites you to take a glimpse of the multifaceted beauty of this country. Or, take a break from your remote working at home, enjoy a good book for your personal piece of mind to let your imagination explode: Here is your favourite Argentinean Must-Read-Book-collection featuring the best hotspots Argentina can provide.

Secreto de sus ojos: is a 2009 crime drama film based on the novel La pregunta de sus ojos (The Question in Their Eyes) by Eduardo Sacheri. Academy Award winner for Best Foreign Language Film at the 82nd Academy Award.

La odisea de los giles: is a 2019 drama and adventure film based on the economic crisis lived in Argentina between 1998 and 2002.

Nueve Reinas: is a 2000 crime drama film.The story centers on two con artists who meet and decide to cooperate in a major scam. The film was nominated for 28 awards and won 21 of them, and is now considered a classic in Argentine film history.

Camila: is a 1984 drama film based on the true story of the 19th-century Argentine socialite Camila O'Gorman. Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

El dia que me quieras: is a 1935 musical film which starred the legendary tango singer Carlos Gardel.

Los simuladores: a television series about a small team of con artists for hire, who use their skills to solve common people's life problems. The show ran for two seasons, from 2002 to 2004.

Vientos de agua: is a 2006 cult Argentine- Spanish mini TV series. The drama traces a Spaniard's emigration to Argentina in the 1930s, and, years later, his son's return to modern-day Spain.

El hijo de la novia: is a 2001 comedy drama film, nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

La historia oficial: is a 1985 historical drama film. The film deals with the story of an upper middle class couple who lives in Buenos Aires with an illegally adopted child. The mother comes to realize that her daughter may be the child of a desaparecida, a victim of the forced disappearances that occurred during Argentina's last military dictatorship (1976–1983), which saw widespread human rights violations and a genocide.Academy Award winner for Best Foreign Language Film at the 58th Academy Awards.

 

Books

Martin Fierro: narrative poem, written in verses by José Hernández in 1872, most representative work of the Argentine gaucho and culture.

Rayuela: written by Julio Cortázar. This novel is often referred to as a counter-novel, as it was by Cortázar himself. The particularity of this novel is that it can be read according to 2 different sequences of chapters, which means an exploration with multiple endings, a never ending search through unanswerable questions.

Mafalda: comic strip written and drawn by cartoonist Joaquín Salvador Lavado Tejón, better known by his pen name Quino. The strip features a 6-year-old girl named Mafalda, who reflects the Argentinian middle class and progressive youth, is concerned about humanity and world peace, and has an innocent but serious attitude toward problems. The comic strip ran from 1964 to 1973 and was very popular in Latin America, Europe, Quebec and Asia.

Misteriosa Buenos Aires: composed of 42 short stories whose action is focused on the city of Buenos Aires, from its first foundation in 1536 until 1904. Manuel Mujica Lainez

El Aleph: is a book of short stories by Jorge Luis Borges. The title work, "The Aleph", describes a point in space that contains all other spaces at once. The work also presents the idea of infinite time. Borges writes in the original afterword, dated May 3, 1949 (Buenos Aires), that most of the stories belong to the genre of fantasy, mentioning themes such as identity and immortality.