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Honeymoon (1959)

Luna de miel (original title)
Australian famer Kit Kelly and his new bride Anna are driving through Europe when they help a stranded motorist. They discover he is Antonio, a famous dancer. Upon learning that Anna was a ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
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Kit Kelly
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Anna
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Antonio / Carmelo
Léonide Massine ...
The Spectre in 'El Amor Brujo' (as Leonide Massine)
Rosita Segovia ...
Rosita / Candelas
Carmen Rojas ...
Amalia / Lucía
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Juan Carmona (as Pepe Nieto)
Pastora Ruiz ...
A Sorceress (ballet: El Amor Brujo)
Juan Carmona ...
Pepe Nieto
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María Clara Alcalá ...
Candelas [voice] (singing voice)
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Storyline

Australian famer Kit Kelly and his new bride Anna are driving through Europe when they help a stranded motorist. They discover he is Antonio, a famous dancer. Upon learning that Anna was a ballerina before she married, Antonio attempts to persuade her to join his company. Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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Release Date:

8 February 1962 (UK)  »

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| (Charles Doble restoration)

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(Westrex Sound Recording)

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(Technicolor)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Mikis Theodorakis's theme song was covered by The Beatles in 1963 as part of their "Pop Go The Beatles" series for BBC Radio, with Paul McCartney on vocals. See more »

Crazy Credits

[end title cards] Adios España! Mucho Gusto! See more »

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Version of Les amants de Teruel (1962) See more »

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Ballet 'The Lovers of Teruel'
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Powell's (arguably) worst film is a spirited, but plotless mish-mash of travelogue, tourist-style flamenco, and mini-ballet, which features luscious locations, demented dancing by Antonio and Anthony Steel e
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If you applaud Michael Powell's tendency towards kitsch, you'll love this over- the-top, Technicolor travelogue, in which grinning Anthony Steel consistently chooses Pepsi over wine, Antonio dementedly dances down real dust-caked country roads, and in very unreal gypsy caves, and nobody really believes in the plot, except as an excuse for another ravishingly photographed Spanish location, or a garishly produced mini-ballet. Antonio's acting is of the flouncing artiste school - but it's in perfect keeping with this whole joyful, zesty farrago of colour and movement, which should be seen in its original Technirama format.


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