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Afternoon of the Bulls (1956)

Tarde de toros (original title)
Sellout in the bullring of Las Ventas in Madrid. A luxury poster is about to deal a cattle from Antonio Pérez Tabernero. A spontaneous jumps into the ring, the wife of one of those ... See full summary »

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Domingo Ortega ...
Ricardo Puente
Antonio Bienvenida ...
Juan Carmona
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Paloma
Marisa Prado ...
Isabel
Encarna Fuentes ...
Ana María (as Encarnita Fuentes)
Jorge Vico ...
Manolo
Jesús Tordesillas ...
Luis Montes
Manolo Morán ...
Jiménez
Juan Domenech ...
Don César (as Juan Calvo)
Mariano Azaña ...
Julián
José Isbert ...
Don Felipe
Amparo Martí ...
Doña Julia
Félix Dafauce ...
D. Luis
Jesús Colomer ...
Trepa
José Prada ...
Padre Fermín
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Sellout in the bullring of Las Ventas in Madrid. A luxury poster is about to deal a cattle from Antonio Pérez Tabernero. A spontaneous jumps into the ring, the wife of one of those bullfighters is expecting a child secretly, one of the matadors is prey to nerves during slaughter, some spectators are cheering and discussed among themselves - Halfway between documentary and fiction, carries out this production which, as its title suggests, revolves around a bullfight. Written by jsanchez

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24 February 1956 (Spain)  »

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'Tarde de toros' ('Bulls afternoon') was the first Spanish motion picture that chooses the Oscar for Best Foreign Language film. See more »

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In the heart of the "Fiesta".
30 May 2009 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

Ladislao Vadja leads us to the world bullfighting with this good film. His good work as director, a good allocation of resources and prominent figures of bullfighting, gets make this film a work essential for those who love the world bullfighting, and for those who want to see the inside of a bullfight in the 1950. Vadja shows us the fear of the bull in the face of matador, the rivalry between old and young figures of the world bullfighting, the thin line between the fervor and the rejection of the public. It also shows the drama and desperation of the "spontaneous", all this with a in an environment very well portrayed what it was Spain in the decade of the 1950. A magnificent film of Ladislao Vadja that i still consider essential for lovers of bullfighting


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