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Salomé (2002)

PG-13 | | Musical | 22 November 2002 (Spain)
The story of Salomé told as one of extreme love and vengeance. A director prepares a troupe of flamenco dancers for a performance. He summarizes the story and describes his spring for the ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Aída Gómez ... Salomé
Pere Arquillué Pere Arquillué ... Director
Paco Mora Paco Mora ... Herodes
Javier Toca Javier Toca ... San Juan
Carmen Villena Carmen Villena ... Herodias
Aloña Alonso Aloña Alonso ... Cuerpo de baile
Maribel Alonso Maribel Alonso ... Cuerpo de baile
Pilar Arteseros Pilar Arteseros ... Cuerpo de baile
Gemma Barreda Gemma Barreda ... Cuerpo de baile
Esther Esteban Esther Esteban ... Cuerpo de baile
Eva Gonzalo Eva Gonzalo ... Cuerpo de baile
Virginia Moro Virginia Moro ... Cuerpo de baile
Vanesa Rodríguez Vanesa Rodríguez ... Cuerpo de baile
Fernando Alfaro Fernando Alfaro ... Cuerpo de baile
Antonio Correderas Antonio Correderas ... Cuerpo de baile
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The story of Salomé told as one of extreme love and vengeance. A director prepares a troupe of flamenco dancers for a performance. He summarizes the story and describes his spring for the drama's action: Salomé's attraction to John the Baptist. When the prophet rejects her, she seeks revenge. We meet the principals. We watch rehearsals, a dress rehearsal, and then the performance. The movie is both about the performance and about preparation for performance. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

22 November 2002 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Salome See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$85,323
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Zebra Producciones, ZVE See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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why am I a Saura's fan?
1 August 2004 | by jceballosSee all my reviews

I am always amazed by Saura's ability in catching the essence of things and doubly (triply) stress them: a) as beauty (images, color, music: Bodas de Sangre, Carmen, El Amor Brujo, Salomé, Goya); b) as metaphors (Ana y los Lobos, for instance); c) as a concerned view of social problems and facts (Ana y los Lobos; El Dorado; Mamá cumple 100 años; Goya; Tango...). He has the impressive quality of presenting, at the same time, deep political and sociological analysis, illuminated overviews of Spanish culture (don't forget this!), additionally being able to show them in the highest terms of aesthetics... Spanish culture is one of the richest in Europe and the world. Through the perception of his own cultural heritage, Saura contributes brilliantly to make it universal. My family is of Spanish origin. Saura has made evident to me many roots of Latin American history and culture ("where am I?"; "where do I come from?"... "WHAT am I?").


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