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Aunt Tula (1964)

La tía Tula (original title)
The film is a picture of Tula a woman being single and repressed who believes that she has to help her brother-in-law Ramiro forgetting that she is a woman.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Aurora Bautista ...
Tula
Carlos Estrada ...
Ramiro
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Herminia
Laly Soldevila ...
Amalita (as Laly Soldevilla)
Enriqueta Carballeira ...
(as Mª Enriqueta Carballeira)
Paloma Lorena
Paul Ellis ...
Tio Pedro (as Manuel Granada)
Emilia Zambrano
Coral Pellicer
Montserrat Julió ...
(as Montserrat Julio)
Chiro Bermejo
Esmeralda Adam García ...
(as Esmeralda Adam)
Margarita Calahorra
María Hevia
María Teresa Dressel ...
(as Mª Teresa D. Dressel)
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The film is a picture of Tula a woman being single and repressed who believes that she has to help her brother-in-law Ramiro forgetting that she is a woman. Written by Volker Boehm

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28 September 1967 (Mexico)  »

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A tia Tula  »

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About Aunt Tula and Aurora Bautista
11 May 2007 | by (Argentina) – See all my reviews

There is something very important to say. This movie was never released in Argentina. It was part of a cycle about New Spanish Movie far away and long ago. It is a pity because after so many years the images in black and white of that odd summer spent by Ramiro and Tula remained in your mind and it doesn't faint. The film is based upon Miguel de Unamuno's novel but director Miguel Picazo and actress Aurora Bautista -in the best performance a Spanish actress was ever given- try a new meaning for the literary text. And the repression, the wrong conception of life, the false pride and the prejudices of a woman turn a man into a tragic figure. It is not Tula the one the spectator pities. It is Ramiro -a good performance by Argentinian Carlos Estrada-. One of the Spanish movies of all time. abel posadas


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