When it comes to the movie screen, the Spaniards know what to do. Without a doubt, Spanish films always attract the attention of the audience. However, there is one particular genre that stands out clearly. We don't know if this is some kind of "Sangria" in the cinema, but Spanish thrillers are some of the best in the world. It is also interesting that such pictures are usually created for only a small fraction of the cost of a Hollywood thriller. And yes, be careful, there was no way to do without spoilers!
"Invisible Guest" (2016)
Plot: Adrian Doria, a wealthy businessman, "Person of the Year" thanks to his high-tech company and trade agreements with the Asian market, meets Virginia Goodman, an experienced legal expert in the preparation of witnesses and court statements. She has to defend Doria in court. And the zavorushka there is not simple: Adrian was arrested in a hotel room, in which the corpse of a businessman's beloved was found.
Why watch: the entire film the lawyer bites into the client, pulling out more and more new details of life. Attempts to clarify the darkest moments of this murky story. But in the end, you finally lose your bearings: where is the truth, where is the lie. Watch without stopping.
"During a Thunderstorm" (2018)
Plot: intervention in two different time spaces forces Vera, a happy married woman and mother of her daughter, to save the life of a boy who lived in her house 25 years ago. But the consequences of this conscientious act provoke a chain reaction, after which Vera wakes up in a new reality, where her daughter was never born, and her husband has no idea who she is. In a race against time, Vera will have to figure out which key moment changed everything and gradually discovers that her previous life was nothing more than a mirage.
Why watch: The plot of this film is somewhat reminiscent of The Butterfly Effect, but only in general idea. But the film is definitely worth watching: firstly, the script is logical and well-developed. There are no questions about temporary jumps - everything is thought out to the smallest detail, understandable and logical. And from this it sneaks even more. Secondly, the acting is so cool that you can't tear yourself away from the first to the last minutes.
Plot: the film begins with the disappearance of the corpse of the business lady Mikey from the morgue. She was a tough and domineering woman who always believed that everything was under her control. It is known that she was killed under "unclear circumstances." Responsible for the consideration of the case is Inspector Jaime Peña, a man spiritually destroyed after the death of his wife. There are too many dark moments in the whole process and no one seems to be who they claim to be. Everyone is hiding something in relation to the missing body. To try to enter Mikey's world, Jaime is counting on the help of her husband, handsome Alex Ulloa.
Why watch: if you suddenly think that the plot is hackneyed, do not rush to be disappointed. You will soon realize that you have never seen anything like this! Add some really cool directorial work to a cool and unexpected story, and you get double the pleasure.
Plot: Adrian is the conductor of the orchestra, which starts working at the Philharmonic of Bogota in Colombia. He moves to the capital, accompanied by his bride Belén, and together they are shrouded in illusions about a new stage in their life together. However, shortly after the move, Belén disappears without a trace, although everything indicates that she left Adrian. He, of course, was killed by this news, but what happened did not prevent him from starting a new love relationship with the waitress Fabiana. True, Belen always comes through the third in their relationship, because the questions remain: why did she disappear without a trace? Where is she?
Why watch: as if about "Gone Girl", right? As if, but no. At some point, we'll find out where Belen is. She's not that far. But this discovery is so unexpected, so creepy, that you are stunned. This is both a cool notion and a psychological thriller. The ending seems pretty obvious. But in fact, in the end, events will unfold in an incredible way.
Plot: twin sisters Sarah and Julia hardly communicate, both live different lives, but they are united not only by the same appearance, but also by a common disease - they lose sight. And one day, one of the sisters learns that the second committed suicide, unable to live in the dark. But Julia feels: it's not true, Sarah was killed. And begins an investigation.
Why watch: uh, and mixed in it! The natural fear to suddenly stop seeing the world, elements of the supernatural, horror, drama - but all this in such a strong and believable cocktail. Watch only with the lights on and in the company of someone.