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Death in Granada (1996)

The Disappearance of Garcia Lorca (original title)
A journalist starts an investigation into the disappearance of famed poet and political agitator, Garcia Lorca, who disappeared in the early days of the Spanish Civil War in the the 1930's.

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Cast

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Ricardo
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Young Ricardo
Gonzalo Penche ...
Jorge Aguirre
Teresa José Berganza ...
Mercedes (as Teresa Jose Berganza)
Eusebio Lázaro ...
Vicente Fernandez (as Eusebio Lazaro)
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Lorca's Friend Marcos
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Old Woman in 'Yerma'
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Angry Man
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Roberto Lozano
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Stagehand
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Juan in 'Yerma'
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Storyline

A journalist (Esai Morales) starts an investigation into the disappearance of famed poet and political agitator, Garcia Lorca (Andy Garcia), who disappeared in the early days of the Spanish Civil War in the the 1930's. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Rated R for bloody violence and a scene of sexuality | See all certifications »
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12 September 1997 (USA)  »

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Death in Granada  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$90,025 (USA) (12 September 1997)

Gross:

$226,427 (USA) (26 September 1997)
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Trivia

Giancarlo Giannini appeared in 'Dune (2000)(TV)', playing a character previously played in Dune (1984) by Jose Ferrer. In this film, he works with Miguel Ferrer. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Lorca: When the pier forms collapsed under crumpling sound of daisies, I realized that they had murdered me. They combed the cafes, the graveyards, the churches; they pried open coffins and ransacked chests and cabinets. They smashed 3 skulls to rip out their gold teeth, but they couldn't find me. They couldn't find me. No, they couldn't find me.
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Referenced in Cinema Puerto Rico: una antropología visual (2014) See more »

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Lorca disappears from his own bio film
26 February 2001 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This should have been titled "The Misadventures of a Cute Hispanic Reporter," since the entire film is about Morales trying to find out what happened to the great poet Lorca, who is only shown in flashbacks that cancel each other out. Nothing much is ever learned of the poet, instead we are treated to a very convoluted conclusion and very good performances. This should have been much better. I give this a 5.


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