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The House of Bernarda Alba (1987)

La casa de Bernarda Alba (original title)
After the death of her husband Bernada Alba puts her daughters under a rigurous mourning which does not even allow them to leave the house for seven years. Adela, the youngest daughter, suffers the most. Pepe el Romano key to all women's despair.

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Bernarda Alba (as Irene Gutierrez Caba)
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Adela (as Ana Belen)
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Enriqueta Carballeira ...
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Martirio (as Victoria Peña)
Aurora Pastor ...
Mercedes Lezcano ...
Pilar Puchol ...
Rosario García Ortega ...
Maria Josefa (as Rosario Garcia-Ortega)
Ana María Ventura ...
Prudencia (as Ana Maria Ventura)
Paula Soldevila ...
Muchacha (as Paula Borrell)
Álvaro Quiroga ...
Pepe el romano (as Alvaro Quiroga)
Fernanda de Utrera ...
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After the death of her husband Bernada Alba puts her daughters under a rigurous mourning which does not even allow them to leave the house for seven years. Adela, the youngest daughter, suffers the most. Pepe el Romano key to all women's despair.

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3 April 1987 (Spain)  »

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Poncia: Fifteen days after the wedding, men leave the bed for the table, and then the table for the tavern. Women who don't accept it end up crying in a corner.
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silencio!.. silencio!.. and look for...
12 March 2000 | by (spain) – See all my reviews

A theater/film full of the obsessions of Garcia Lorca. The martial/marital order established into a female's family in the '900. Ana Belen is wonderful, and her mother... go to see her, but thinking you are at the early century... in Spain...


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