List of Argentinian Movies on The Criterion Channel
Browse the full list of Argentinian movies streaming on The Criterion Channel. Sort by Rotten Tomatoes, IMDB rating, popularity and more to find something to watch!
1. The Official Story
What it's about: Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1983. In the last and turbulent days of the military dictatorship, Alicia, a high school history teacher, begins to ask uncomfortable questions about the dark origins of Gaby, her adopted daughter.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).
2. La Ciénaga
What it's about: Chekhov in contemporary Argentina. Mecha and Gregorio are at their rundown country place near La Ciénaga with their teen children. It's hot. The adults drink constantly; Mecha cuts herself, engendering a trip to the hospital and a visit from her son José. A cousin, Tali, brings her children. The kids are on their own, sunbathing by the filthy pool, dancing in town, running in the hills with shotguns, driving cars without licenses. One of the teen girls loves Isabel, a family servant constantly accused of stealing. Mother and son, son and sisters, teen and Isabel are in each other's beds and bathrooms with a creepy intimacy. With no adults paying attention, who's at risk?
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & The Criterion Channel) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).
3. Las pirañas
What it's about: Ricardo is an executive who has great success with women and behaves almost like a play-boy. His wife, Carmen, an attractive housewife without children, it feels ignored by him and seeks solace from her mother, who proposes Carmen a change in the way she acts in order to do not lose permanently her husband or even fall into madness.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel).