The names speak for themselves – they are the brightest stars of world cinema. Every month World Movies showcases three of their most iconic films over three consecutive nights.
This month, we focus on Gael Garcia Bernal. Shot to fame from his breakthrough role in the Oscar nominated , he will co-star alongside Will Ferrell in an upcoming comedy and is rumoured to play the next Zorro.
Y Tu Mama Tambien (Mexico, 2001) – Tuesday 8 May 9.30pm
The hot-blooded yet surprisingly sensitive road trip across modern Mexico. A box office smash that was nominated for an Oscar, a Golden Globe and Venice’s Golden Lion. Stars Gael Garcia Bernal.
Amores Perros (Mexico, 2001) – Wednesday 9 May 9.30pm
Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at 2001 Oscars, this breakthrough film for Mexican cinema follows a saga of unrelated people representing the harsh socio-economic extremes of Mexico City.
Mammoth (USA, 2009) – Thursday 10 May 9.30pm
Bored of his web design job, Leo takes a trip to Thailand in an attempt to radically change his life. The decisions he makes change the lives of his wife and daughter forever. Stars Michelle Williams and Gael Garcia Bernal.