It is summertime in a blue-collar, marginal district of a city in the South of Spain. Tano, a teenager currently serving a sentence in a juvenile reform center, is given a 48-hour leave to ... See full summary »
Juan José Ballesta,
Three friends, two young men and a young woman, are bored by the normal world of their parents and want to flee in order to start living somewhere else. Thus they make a pervert plan: rob ... See full summary »
1959. Guilty of a double-murder, a man is beheaded. At the bottom of the basket that just welcomed it, the head of the dead man tells his story: everything was going so well. Admired priest... See full summary »
Winter, 1944. Lucía at 21 returns to her small village in the mountains. She again meets Manuel, a young iron-smith who helps "those in the mountain", the "maquis", the anti-Franco ... See full summary »
Juan Diego Botto,
In Paris in the 1920s, a concert violinist meets and falls in love with a stylish young flapper who's the wife of an old friend. Romaine instigates the affair with Marcel, and carries it ... See full summary »
warm, touching, slice from a period vision about values and people. but , in a little measure part of propaganda. its virtue - extraordinary cast. and the flavor of an age for many of its viewers. story - not unusual. a site of hydroelectric. its manager. problems, conflicts, courageous solution and happy end. the manager - ingredient of recipes
wise, human, power, brave. and, for good story taste, a small love
story. but, certainly, important are actors. Gheorghe Cozorice, Stala Popescu, Ovidiu Iuliu Moldovan, Zephi Alșec, Amza Pellea. and the song of Mirabela Dauer. so, it is not a surprise, Francisc Munteanu was one of remarkable directors of Communist cinema. and his art - mixture between political command and admirable work of cast must be a success for 1984 but, in same measure, with few nuances, in 2013. basis of nuances - delicate nostalgia. and deep joy to discover pieces from another time, different but not very different, by ours.
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