The movie tells the story of a family of comedians that work in the towns of Spain during the 40’s and 50’s. Read More »
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Il camorrista / The Professor (1986) Giuseppe Tornatore, Ben Gazzara, Laura del Sol, Leo Gullotta, Crime, Drama
Vaguely inspired to the real story of boss of the Camorra’s bosses Raffaele Cutolo, this is the story of the criminal career of “Il professore” (the professor). Read More »
El amor brujo / Love, the Magician (1986) Carlos Saura, Antonio Gades, Cristina Hoyos, Laura del Sol, Music, Drama
In a Gypsy village, the fathers of Candela and José promise their children to each other. Years later, the unfaithful José marries Candela but while defending his lover Lucía in a brawl, he is stabbed to death. Carmelo, who secretly loves Candela since he was a boy, is arrested while helping José and unfairly sent to prison. Four years later he is released and declares his love for Candela. However, the woman is cursed by a bewitched love and every night she goes to the place where José died to dance with his ghost.
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A group of flamenco dancers are rehearsing a very spanish version of the Prosper Merimee’s drama. Antonio (the coreographer) falls in love with Carmen (the main dancer). Their story then turns similar to the play.
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