His director's only film, Vida en Sombras tells the story of a man who from his childhood falls in love with cinema and grows to be a director and cameraman. While struggling to make ... See full summary »
Lorenzo Llobet Gracia
Fernando Fernán Gómez,
María Dolores Pradera,
Isabel de Pomés
As the title of the film indicates, this film starts with pink - a story about a teenage boy who falls in love with a girl of his very same age but more mature, and goes on to yellow, the ... See full summary »
Pedro Díez del Corral,
In the 18th century in Madrid, the Marquess of Esquilache, King Charles III of Spain's former minister, bans on wearing the popular wide collar with a long coat and brimmed hat. Along with other measures provoke a massive riot in the city.
Fernando Fernán Gómez,
José Luis López Vázquez,
Mass inner migration in Spain from Andalusia to Catalonia in the 60s is portrayed in two stages: first the husband, who must adapt to his new country, find work and a place for his family ... See full summary »
A young French cabaret showgirl spends a few days in a provincial Spanish city recovering from an operation, altering with her brash self-confidence the narrow-minded customs of the place ... See full summary »
Juan Antonio Bardem
A rural magistrate tries to solve the mystery of a man's death that turns to murder in the light of new events, while searching for his lost love, a beautiful and enigmatic woman who suddenly disappeared.
Ana Ruiz, a young actress who works in a traveling theater company, performs only small roles, but she hopes to succeed and puts her success before the love of Miguel. When the company ... See full summary »
Vicious people under Franco's regime are part of a singular parade in this Spanish film. Cruelty is the word to define actions against a naive young woman who can be hopeless anxious searching for a marrying candidate. The final travelling -around three hundred meters of Emilia running under the rain- is a long shot very well resisted by actress Susana Canales. Trouble with the censorship is that everything, including what the actress is giving the audience, indicates a tragic end. However,at the last minute, the bells of churches explode in the soundtrack and Emilia decides to shelter in one of them. Despite this unexpected and phony end,the movie deserves to be seen
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