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El Sur (1983)

El sur (original title)
The movie tells a melancholic story of a little girl who is living in a city in the north of Spain. She is fascinated by the secrets of the south which seem to be hidden in the personality ... See full summary »

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Milagros
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Casilda
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Camarero
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The movie tells a melancholic story of a little girl who is living in a city in the north of Spain. She is fascinated by the secrets of the south which seem to be hidden in the personality of her father. Written by Volker Boehm

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Sur est un seul et grand Tango

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Drama | Romance

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13 February 1986 (Australia)  »

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Voted sixth best Spanish film by professionals and critics in 1996 Spanish cinema centenary. See more »

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Featured in The Footprints of a Spirit (1998) See more »

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La cumparsita
Composed by Enric Granados and Gerardo Matos Rodríguez
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most beautiful movie I've ever seen
2 May 2003 | by (Charlottesville, VA) – See all my reviews

It must be almost twenty years since I saw this movie (and I saw it only once, when I was in Japan), but the memory of this movie remains in me like an old haunting dream from childhood. Cinematography at its best. I think, for the first time, this film made me think that the best media for poetry is not words, but vision.

I would want to recommend this to anyone who loves "Spirit of the Beehive" and thinks it cannot be surpassed. But alas, I don't know how you get this movie in USA with English subtitle.


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