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Blood Wedding (1981)
"Bodas de sangre" (original title)

 |  Music  |  9 March 1981 (Spain)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Antonio Gades ...
Cristina Hoyos ...
La Novia
Juan Antonio Jiménez ...
El Novio (as Juan Antonio Jimenez)
Carmen Villena ...
La Mujer
Pilar Cárdenas ...
La Madre
El Güito ...
Cuerpo de Baile
Lario Díaz ...
Cuerpo de Baile
Enrique Esteve ...
Cuerpo de Baile
Elvira Andrés ...
Cuerpo de Baile
Azucena Flores ...
Cuerpo de Baile
Cristina Gombau ...
Cuerpo de Baile
Marisa Neila ...
Cuerpo de Baile
Antonio Quintana ...
Cuerpo de Baile
Quico Franco ...
Cuerpo de Baile
Candy Román ...
Cuerpo de Baile (as Candy Roman)
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At the 23 minute mark, a very large, directional boom-microphone enters the upper left portion of the screen, lingers noticeably and then is removed. See more »

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Followed by El amor brujo (1986) See more »

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La nana
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23 December 2000 | by (Seattle) – See all my reviews

The play on which this film is based is Federico García - Lorca's classic, poetic drama. The playwright/poet/actor/artist, who was probably Salvador Dalí's lover, was a brilliant sensualist who understood the power of myth and rural life. In this movie the story that is being performed on stage, the story that is taking place off stage, the whole weight of Spanish history and culture, the weight of flamenco as ballet and as folk art, and modern myths of romantic love are layered over and over each other. The movie is inexorable -- even when you realize the outcome, you are drawn hypnotized into it. Perhaps the greatest dance film ever made! You MUST see it.


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