La herida luminosa
- 1h 40min
Dr. Molinos, a prestigious cardiologist, and his wife Isabel are going through a serious marital crisis. They live in Oviedo, in the oppressive Spain of the 50s, in the company of two maids:... Read allDr. Molinos, a prestigious cardiologist, and his wife Isabel are going through a serious marital crisis. They live in Oviedo, in the oppressive Spain of the 50s, in the company of two maids: Escolástica and Jovita. His only daughter, Maribel, entered a convent of nuns. The unexpe... Read allDr. Molinos, a prestigious cardiologist, and his wife Isabel are going through a serious marital crisis. They live in Oviedo, in the oppressive Spain of the 50s, in the company of two maids: Escolástica and Jovita. His only daughter, Maribel, entered a convent of nuns. The unexpected love felt by Dr. Molinos for Julia, a young doctor who is much younger than him, make... Read all
Dramatic and heart-rending religious drama about a couple in crisis drifting apart over time due to husband's infedility , as they have strong disagreements and an ill daughter , though Enrique attempts to be conciliatory , but the sad events are accentuated at the end . Based on homonymous play by José Maria Segarra with script by Jose Luis Garci himself and his usual writer Horacio Valcarcel , concerning a twisted story of suffering and redemption . Here José Luis Garcí adds some characters as the servants , Neus Asensi ,Maria Massip, introducing some humor and paying tribute to broadcasting with roles hearing Radio of the fifties. In addition , Garcí presents some changes from original , as replacing a priest by a nun and substituting a son by a daughter . Here Garci regarding and delving into the troublesome labyrinth of the Catholic drama . This is a light and tímid melodrama compared to first version , the excessive and passional Mexican , Spanish drama La Herida Luminosa 1956 directed by Tulio Demicheli with Arturo de Córdoba , Amparo Rivelles ,and a young José Maria Rodero playing the priest son .
It packs a colorful and evocative photography by Raul Perez Cubero . Being shot in Toledo , Madrid , Santander , Monasterio de La Vid , Burgos and Asturias . Asturias was the gorgeous location where Garci shot various films similar to Gonzalo Suarez. Adding adequate settings and appropriate production design by the Oscar winner Gil Parrondo . Furthermore , a sensitive and touching score by Manuel Balboa. Produced by Enrique Cerezo and Nickel Odeon , an important production company created by Jose Luis Garci himself and also prints film books and magazines . The motion picture was well directed by José Luis Garci. He is a good writer and filmmaker . He has written scripts for other directors as El crónicon , La mujer es cosa de hombres , No es bueno que el hombre este solo , Una gota de sangre para vivir amando, La noche de los 100 pájaros , Los nuevos Españoles . His film debut was Asignatura pendiente with José Sacristan, Fiorella Faltoyano , following : Solos en la madrugada, Las verdes praderas , Asignatura aprobada , Sesión continua , Crack I , Crack II with Alfredo Landa , and the trilogy written by famous writers , formed by Canción de cuna written by Gregorio Martínez Sierra , El abuelo by Benito Pérez Galdos and La Herida Luminosa written by José Maria Segarra. Garcí greatest hit was the Oscarized Volver a empezar . Nowadays , he is shooting El crack III with Carlos Santos . Rating 7/10 . Better than average . Decent religious drama and well worth watching
- Apr 13, 2019