Paquita and her brother Venancio, both single and childish, live in a small town near Madrid. Their bossy eldest sister Ignacia, also an old maid, dominates them. One night, Paquita hears ... See full summary »
Fernando Fernán Gómez
The film is situated in the time when Mary Shelley wrote her novel "Frankenstein". It describes the relationship between Lord Byron, Percy and Mary Shelley during various voyages through ... See full summary »
First thing that impressed me was the 60's fashion in Spain, the cars, women, men and traffic in Barcelona. If you had the opportunity to see some Godard or Bunuel films, you can recognize the Spain under Franco (grayness and sadness) compared to the youthful France of Bardot, de Funes and Bourville. The characters in "Ditirambo" are strange because they barely smile, their encounters are unexpected and later prove to be planned, which makes the movie the more interesting because you don't know why are they there and what will be the outcome. The main character, Ditirambo, seems to be oblivious to everything that happens to him. All in all, a well done film and a worthy sample of the 60's Europe.
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