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Some big films hit the Spanish box office this weekend - click through our links to watch the trailers:
Another Year - Mike Leigh's latest (released in 2010 in the UK) focuses on happily-married couple Tom and Gerri. In this film Leigh does what he is known and consistently awarded for, make the lives of ordinary folk seem worthy of cinematic investigation. The couple live a contented but seemingly unexciting life in a London suburb, going to their jobs, attending their allotment and taking in their lesser content friends when needed. The film is cut into four sections, a clear reference to the cycle of life, nature and renewal and as the film comes to an end, the question of age and mortality becomes ever more clear.
Contagio (Contagion) - Falling under the rather odd category of medical thriller, Steven Soderbergh's latest effort plays on our fears of the existence of a deadly airborne virus that looks set to kill us all. An all-star cast take on the virus in various roles; there's Gwyneth Paltrow, Matt Damon, Laurence Fishbourne, Judd Law, Marion Cotillard and Kate Winslet playing doctors, bloggers, fathers and health officials all intent to stop the deadly contagion.
El Sueño del Iván - Madrid-born director Roberto Santiago plays to his strengths and films another comedy. This time the story is about a group of international kids who form a football team to take part in a match to raise money for victims of an earthquake in Africa. Iván is picked to play but the harder battle will be to win the heart of Rosie, the object of his affections.
Mientras Duermas (Sleep Tight) - Jaume Balaguero, who you might know from the [REC] series directs this thriller that tells the story of Cesar, a doorman working in an apartment building in Barcelona. Going largely unnoticed by most of the building's inhabitants, he makes a habit of knowing the exact whereabouts of the residents, especially Clara. The antithesis to Cesar's depressive ways, Clara goes about life with a smile on her face but Cesar is driven to bring some misery into her life.
One Day (Siempre el mismo dia) - Lone Scherfig directs the film adaptation to massive book hit by David Nicholls of the same name. Returning to the lives of the two main characters on the same day each year we witness the arch of their lives and all that changes and remains the same over the course of of time.
Sin Salida (Abduction) - Shaft director John Singleton attempts to show Twilight heartthrob Taylor Lautner as an all-action movie star. The 19-year-old, who plays werewolf Jacob Black in the wildly popular series, stars as a high school pupil forced to go on the run when he finds out his parents have concealed his real identity.