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Honeycomb (1969)

La madriguera (original title)
Teresa is like a child. She is frustrated with her childless existence and suspects her husband of being unfaithful. She and her husband play games with each other, tempting fate.

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Teresa
Per Oscarsson ...
Pedro
Teresa del Río ...
Carmen
Julia Peña ...
Águeda
Emiliano Redondo ...
Antonio
María Elena Flores ...
Rosa
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Gloria Berrocal ...
La Tía
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Teresa is like a child. She is frustrated with her childless existence and suspects her husband of being unfaithful. She and her husband play games with each other, tempting fate.

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29 October 1970 (Portugal)  »

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Honeycomb  »

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ESP 15,624,998 (Spain)
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An architectural drama, the house plays the main role
15 February 2005 | by (Madrid) – See all my reviews

This film is not just one of the great results of Saura and Geraldine Chaplin creative and marital union, but one of the rare movies where the environment, the house here, takes the main role.

The huge, abstract, pre-minimalist concrete house (by Spanish architect Carvajal) transforms itself during the whole film running, setting the path to the main characters paranoia. The images that Saura produces are enigmatic, surrealist, funny, and in a strange way therapeutic, and they are deeply rooted in Spanish cubism and surrealism. It is probably one of the most contemporary and interesting film by the director, not recognized, yes, but a great unexpected value anyway.


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