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Nino de Guevara
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Ángel Aranda ...
Don Luis
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Diego de Castillo
Gabriella Giorgelli ...
Maria
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John Karlsen ...
Prosecutor
John Francis Lane ...
De Agueda
Rossana Martini ...
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Form of fado
19 May 2010 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

About an artist. And about a slice of Spain history. A love story and definition of art against prejudices. In same time,delicate description of stranger condition. A Hollywood production, with same recipes of "ad usum delphini" history, glamor and unhappy love, with a magnificent Mell Ferrer and sweet colors. Seed of nostalgia, chair for rediscover of past, few flavor of childhood, with great heroes and nice adventures, "El Greco" is form of a fado. Portrait of an era, circle of magic gestures and hope, victory of a not-yet born Don Quijote. It is not a masterpiece. But it is more that. An escape. And lucky coin. Window. To a world who believes in everyone.


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