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Los tarantos (1963)

 |  Drama  |  5 November 1963 (Spain)
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A boy and a girl from two rival Gypsy families fall in love.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Carmen Amaya ...
Angustias
Sara Lezana ...
Juana
Daniel Martín ...
Rafael
Antonio Gades ...
Antonio Prieto ...
Zorongo
José Manuel Martín ...
Curro (as J. Manuel Martín)
Margarita Lozano ...
Isabel
Juan Manuel Soriano ...
Father Lorenzo
Antonia Singla ...
Sole (as Antonia 'La Singla')
Aurelio Galán 'El Estampío' ...
Jero (as A. Galán 'El Estampío')
Peret ...
Guitarist
Andrés Batista ...
Guitarist
Emilio de Diego ...
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'Pucherete' ...
Guitarist
Blay ...
Guitarist
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A boy and a girl from two rival Gypsy families fall in love.

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5 November 1963 (Spain)  »

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Con odio e con amore  »

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Fabulous rendition of Romeo y Juliet
4 December 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This is a classic Flamenco must see. The final film of the famous Carmen Amaya. Gritty, lovely and very languid in its style. A good reflection of 60's gypsy life along with the beauty of the people themselves, he captures the children with a very precise and unique cinematography style. Quintisential Spanish film, not released in Canada and often difficult to find. Worth searching out, even if you don't speak Spanish - you will understand the film, due to its clear storytelling style (and the fact that it is loosely based on Romeo and Juliet). For the flamencos out there, you will see the gritty real gitano style dancing - bare feet, fury and individualism soar in each dance. Even the children dance. It is a beautiful movie.


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