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The Dog in the Manger (1996)
"El perro del hortelano" (original title)

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Diana - condesa de Belflor (as Emma Suarez)
Carmelo Gómez ...
Teodoro (as Carmelo Gomez)
Fernando Conde ...
Tristán
Ana Duato ...
Marcela
Miguel Rellán ...
Fabio (as Miguel Rellan)
Juan Gea ...
Federico
Ángel de Andrés López ...
Ricardo
Maite Blasco ...
Anarda
Rafael Alonso ...
Ludovico
José Lifante ...
Octavio (as Jose Lifante)
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Dorotea
Vicente Díez ...
Celio (as Vicente Diez)
Cesáreo Estébanez ...
Leónido (as Cesareo Estebanez)
Diego Carvajal ...
Camilo
Vicente Cuesta ...
Furio
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Chorus composed by:
Sopranos: Victoria Marchante, Azucena López, María Jesús Prieto and Lilian Moriani (soloist)
Tenors: Felipe García-Vao, Ángel Saiz, César González and Francisco José Fernández
Mezzos: María José Suárez, Carmen Haro, Marta Rozas and Laly García
Basses: José Manuel Sanz, Juan Ignacio Artiles and Manuel las Heras
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Good adaptation of classic Spanish play
8 February 2008 | by (Buenos Aires, Argentina) – See all my reviews

I saw this Spanish film in Mar del Plata Film Festival in 1996, where it won the top prize. As an anecdote, Mexican filmmaker Arturo Ripstein (who was on the jury in that festival) sat right next in front of me at the theater. Based on a play by Lope de Vega, written in 1615, during the golden age of Spanish literature, this movie never rises above filmed theater, but it is very well done. I think if you don't speak Spanish, though, you will lost a lot in the translation, a lot of the word games the play is based on. Emma Suarez (a fine Spanish actress) is the leading female; this was one of the last films of director Pilar Miro. Unfortunately, the movie hasn't been seen a lot since then. Many films (including good films, like this one, that won the first prize in a film festival) get forgotten with time. When you see an art movie today, most of the people in the audience are old people, you see very few young people watching this sort of movies; I guess they are playing computer games in their homes instead. This makes me me wonder about the future of cinema as an art.


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