1932. The tyrannical and despotic government of President Machado has headed Cuba for seven years. The latest measure of that tyranny is the outlawing of public gatherings of more than four... See full summary »
This had several major location changes. Originally to film in France, a nationwide strike caused the producers to move to Austria. The Russian invasion of Czechslovakia then meant that the production was moved to Italy, where it filmed 50 miles outside of Rome. See more »
Brilliant evocation of youth in a time of social disruption.
Brilliant evocation of youth in a time of social disruption. Angelica Huston's best work. Fascinating direction by John Huston. Based on an excellent novel. Well realized. Good depiction of medieval society. All in all, well worth seeing.
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