¨Lola La Pelicula¨ results to be other of the innumerable stories to deal with dramatic deeds regarding famous characters . This is an enjoyable biopic including a loving triangle , Flamenco shows and the typical Spanish clichés . The story is extremely melodramatic and plenty of songs , musical spectacle and atmospheric scenarios . Colorful story of love and jealousy in which a gorgeous gypsy seduces several men , being partially based on facts . Quite ambitiously staged vehicle for Signora Lola Flores, who has a strong singing voice , here stunningly interpreted by Gala Evora who sings wonderfully ¨Ay Pena , Penita , Pena ..¨ . It packs drama , emotion , some real biographical events about Lola and other brief fictitious elements . It has various dancing numbers perfectly choreographed by expert dancer Cristina Hoyos , Carlos Saura's ordinary . In the picture appears famous directors and producers who shot with Lola such as the Mexican Miguel Morayta , the powerful producer Cesareo Gonzalez of Suevia Film , the most important production company during Franco era and Ramon Torrado , known for directing some vehicles of known Folkloric stars such as Peret , Manolo Escobar , Paquita Rico , Carmen Sevilla and Lola Flores . The film seems not to be approved by any of the Flores family , due to its dark remarks . Since very young she is famous as a dancer and Singer of Andalusian folklore ; however the works of Miss Flores appear to be known only in the Hispanic world . In 1939 she debuts in cinema in the role of a gypsy . Her greatest success is in folklore shows with Manolo Caracol , very good played by Jose Luis Garcia Perez , as artistic partner till 1951 . She marries in 1958 to Guitarrist Antonio González "El Pescaílla" . The picture relies heavily the stormy relationship with a wealthy antiques dealer splendidly performed by Carlos Hipolito , who finances her first attempt at a revue show with Manolo Caracol , but then she breaks up with him and takes place the classic triangular drama , turning into a ¨Soap Opera¨ . But anyway, its is compensated with the great performances from Gala Evora , Ana Fernández , Alfonso Guevara , interpreters who provided a considerable boost to the result . Miguel Hermoso is a great director of actors and the main players are complemented by a good cast of secondaries such as Kiti Manver , Antonio Morales and Jose Antonio Ceinos .
Competent all studio filming in the hands of a good filmmaker , as the motion picture was well directed by Miguel Hermoso , being filmed in his usual formal and stylistic scholarship , without leaving a trace the thought-provoking issues , in terms of dramatic and narrative excitement . Miguel Hermoso is an expert on comedy as proved in ¨Loco Veneno¨, ¨Truanes¨, ¨Marbella¨ and drama such as ¨Como Un Relampago¨, this biopic ¨Lola¨, ¨Luz Prodigiosa¨ and his greatest hit was ¨Fugitivas¨ . Rating : 6 , decent movie . The picture will appeal to Lola Flores enthusiasts .