A romance between a soldier and country boy splinters into a mythical venture based on Thai folklore.
At the onset of RANDOM TROPICAL PARADISE, Harry Fluder’s life was working out exactly as planned: great job, loyal friends, and the perfect fiancée – until he caught his perfect fiancée having sex with one of his maybe not-so-loyal friends at their wedding. With the wedding cancelled and honeymoon already paid for, Bowie, Harry's best man, convinces Harry to take him along on a "homie-moon." What is supposed to be a refreshing weekend of rest and relaxation turns into an all-out bonkers adventure of epic proportions of sex, drugs, overall mayhem, and mafia intrigue.
Paola is born in a traditional Colombian family, or at least that is what they try to be. Her father is a priest, her mother is a "psychic" and her sisters are not what their parents expected. She is a young Latin American woman struggling for her independence in a hard context full of stereotypes and appearances not being able to fit in any mold. With a unique feminine vision of the world this girl learns to live while she lives as she witnesses a series of small crises that shape her personality.
Erotic drama from 1969 starring big busted beauty Isabel Sarli as a prostitute. She tries to start life over again in a small fishing village with a new man but trouble from her past follows when her pimp shows up and wants to bring her back. Sarli looks fantastic and shows off her two biggest talents often. Directed by Armando Bo.
The story of the evolution of tropical rain forests, their recent and rapid destruction, and the intense efforts of scientists to understand them even as they disappear. This film gives viewers a better appreciation of the importance of tropical rain forests on a global scale.
This mesmerizing mystery delves deep into the heart, mind, and soul of Mabel, a Mexican muxe (transwoman) who revives past demons when she comes face to face with the people, places and memories of a faraway life. After learning that her dear friend Daniela has suddenly died, Mabel travels back to her hometown of Juchitán, Oaxaca only to discover that everything is both the same and different at once. She soon finds herself immersed in a tale of crime and passion that reveals shocking moments of emotional turmoil and unadulterated truth. Part psychological thriller, part personal love story, Carmín Tropical is a layered exploration of gender and culture in a familiar world turned upside down.
Kim-Dusik, who committed a murder in Korea, fled to Manila and has lived there nearly 15 years. He lives with his Filipino wife, Medusa, and their 15-year old son, Philip. Dusik, his irresistible yearning for his mother, turns into violence inflicted on his son, and sexual abuse inflicted on his wife. He only looks forward to going back to Korea as the 15 year statute of limitations runs out. As Philip grows up he confronts his father about his mistreatment of his mother. Philip, in spite of himself, takes after his father's violent behavior. Medusa finds out that Dusik is leaving for Korea in a few months and begs him to take Philip with him to raise him as a Korean.
Bernie's a bumbling hit man married to a buxom beauty. When he arrives at a resort in beautiful Miami Beach, he is incensed to find his wife in bed with a local lifeguard. It's not long before hilarious adventures ensue when the world's worst assassin wreaks all kinds of havoc in an attempt to protect his honor. The topless beach resort will never be the same as Bernie seeks redemption among the cabana boys and the bikini clad residents at one of the Sunshine State's tropical hot spots.
A maldição tropical is a short meditation on Portuguese-Brazilian icon Carmen Miranda, by way of the development of Rio de Janeiro.
In the dark side of Rio de Janeiro, vampires deal vampire powder, which provides its users with a small taste of immortality. They work for Limbo Corporation, a company dedicated to the shady business, whose CEO is Limboman. Vlak and Michele reign supreme in the city. But Vlak has a restless spirit and decides to yank from his gums the fang chip through which he is monitored by Limboman. He has a mental blackout and starts to roam the city streets. Michele, searching for a new partner, meets Draco, a decadent vampire and former nemesis of Vlak. Their meeting encourages Draco to go back to the streets where he meets Daphne, a ripper psychopath who attacks her victims with a chainsaw. Draco joins her to find Vlak and avenge himself. Vlak, however, is abducted by Wang Su, a Chinese woman that is ruling the underworld in Rio. Wang Su wants to use Vlak to defeat Limboman and take over the command of the shady business.
Sex-charged journalist Brian is chosen by an online publication to travel to Panama and document one of Latin America s premier festival celebrations Carnaval de Las Tablas. Dangers lurk for foreigners, and caught up in the carnival madness, Brian's outgoing manners suddenly place him in situations of both desperation and violence. Things are not what he expected when Brian sets out to meet his online hook-ups. A surprising relationship ensues and his fluid sexuality flows with a jagged edge in this tropical, rum soaked drama.
In the island of Paquetá, professor investigates the genital vocation of vegetables and fruits, maintaining sexual relations with a watermelon. In his experiences, he counts on the interlocution of an attentive student.
The first Puerto Rican film with sound. The whereabouts of the original reels of the film is a mystery. Takes place in the mysterious island of Mu, where the hero (Jorge R.) wins the love of a modern Pocahontas (Raquel Canino) and also a fortune in pearls. To free him from the dilemma of having to choose between the half-wild girl and his sweetheart in San Juan (Ernestina Canino), who is pining away during his absence, the scenario writer has the former killed by her own tribe while fleeing with the visitor. Sexto Chevrement acts as a rich businessman who is opposed to his daughter's marriage to the hero.
Vietnam veteran 'Four Leaf' Tayback's memoir, Tropic Thunder, is being made into a film, but Director Damien Cockburn can’t control the cast of prima donnas. Behind schedule and over budget, Cockburn is ordered by a studio executive to get filming back on track, or risk its cancellation. On Tayback's advice, Cockburn drops the actors into the middle of the jungle to film the remaining scenes but, unbeknownst to the actors and production, the group have been dropped in the middle of the Golden Triangle, the home of heroin-producing gangs.
An insurance investigator is hired by the American wife of a maharaja to go to India to investigate the questionable death of her husband. Immediately the two start an affair.
New York is the dream city of Tavo and Marina, where the lovers hope to start a better life; at home in Bogota they have to work as pocket pickers at the airport to support their families. Dealer Oskar can persuade them to smuggle drugs in their stomachs on plane to New York - although both know of the risks, since Marina's sister died on a similar journey. However on arrival at the airport in New York they show nerves and all their dreams start to shatter.
Film about the writer Manuel Puig and the years he spent in Río de Janeiro.
An uprising threatens the president's celebratory dinner.
Tropical Nights is a true “scenic.” Putting aside conventional narrative, the film tells its story by following the lights and shadows on a Caribbean island over the course of a diurnal cycle. As day evolves into night and back to dawn, the camera moves from close-up to striking vistas, with color toning accentuating the mood.
Tropical Heat is a Canadian action series produced in cooperation with Mexico and Israel that aired between 1991 and 1993. The plot revolves around private investigator, ex-DEA agent Nick Slaughter who after arriving in the fictional resort town of Key Mariah, Florida and setting up a detective agency there, met up with local tourist agent Sylvie Girard to solve a variety of different cases. The series ran for three seasons totaling 66 episodes. Season one was filmed in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico due to tax breaks the production was eligible for under the North American Free Trade Agreement. Season two was filmed in Eilat, Israel. Season three was filmed in Pretoria, South Africa, with some sequences shot on the Isle of Mauritius.
Paraíso Tropical is a Brazilian telenovela that was produced and aired by TV Globo from March 5 and September 28, 2007, totaling 179 chapters. Aired replacing Páginas da Vida, Manoel Carlos, and replaced by Duas Caras of Aguinaldo Silva. The plot was nominated for an International Emmy in 2008 in the new category for best novel. Featured actress Alessandra Negrini, who played the twins Paula and Taís, Fábio Assunção, Glória Pires, Tony Ramos, Wagner Moura and Camila Pitanga in leading roles.
Go beyond Thailand's beaches to discover a sacred kingdom of awe-inspiring beauty. This series takes in the towering limestone cliffs, the paddy fields, the hidden temples and the teeming city of Bangkok, before visiting the forests of the north where ancient tribes practice time-honoured traditions and tigers still stalk the forests. Thailand: Earth’s Tropical Paradise reveals a land that is worlds away from the familiar tourist trails.
Tropicaliente was a Brazilian soap opera produced and displayed at the time of 18 hours by Rede Globo, ran from May 16 to December 31, 1994, totaling 194 chapters. Written by Walter Negrao, in collaboration with Elizabeth Jhin, Angela Lamb, Mark Silver and directed by Vinicius Vianna and Blota Gonzaga, Marcelo Gomes and Roger Traverso. The general direction was Blota Gonzaga.