In 1931, a young soldier (Fernando) deserts from the army and falls into a country farm, where he is welcomed by the owner (Manolo) due to his political ideas. Manolo has four daughters (Rocio, Violeta, Clara and Luz). Fernando likes all of them and they like him, so he has to decide which one to love. Written by
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Did You Know?
When accepting his Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, director (Fernando Trueba
) said: "I would like to believe in God in order to thank him for this prize, but I only believe in (Billy Wilder
), so... Thank you, Mr. Wilder!". Wilder himself reportedly phoned Trueba a few days later for acknowledgment and told him: "Hello Fernando, I'm God". See more
Amalia sings "En un pais de fábula" from Pablo Sorozábal's zarzuela "La tabernera del puerto". The situation of the movie is in early 1930s, whereas this zarzuela was first staged in 1936. See more
What I've joined on earth in heaven not separate even God!
Referenced in The Fighter
En un país de fábula
(from La tabernera del puerto)
Written by Pablo Sorozábal
(as Pablo Sorozabal), Guillermo Fernández Shaw
and Federico Romero
Performed by Mary Carmen Ramírez See more