This short film featuring Latin expressions proves that the language is certainly not dead, and that French is not necessarily the lingua franca of romantic people.

This film also tests how much Latin you know, so be prepared, and carpe diem. (Nevertheless, translations of all the Latin phrases used here will be flashed towards the end of the film.)

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*There are English subtitles for this, which you can enable as captions on the video.
**Note that the subtitles only really come in by half of the movie, when the Spanish kicks in. 

Equilicuá, on Youtube

Directed by Ignacio Rodó

Equilicuá is a Spanish short film about two people romancing each other using Latin expressions. With English subtitles.


I'm the webmaster and author at Freespanishshortfilms.com. I started this website as a complement to my studies in the Spanish language, but honestly, it just gave me an excuse to watch lots of great short films (like the ones in my author's picks section). I also blog and write short stories.

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