In the autumn of 1970, Juan, a Spanish poet living in Paris working for UNESCO, returns on vacation to his hometown, Burgos. The city is under heavy police and military surveillance due to ...
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In the autumn of 1970, Juan, a Spanish poet living in Paris working for UNESCO, returns on vacation to his hometown, Burgos. The city is under heavy police and military surveillance due to the so-called Burgos process, a summary military trial against a group of ETA members and other militants against Francisco Franco's regime. During his first night in Burgos, Juan has dinner with doctor Miniente, an old colleague and family friend who lives in the outskirts of the city with his wife Antonia and their only daughter Ramona. Juan is interested in Ramona, who is eighteen and shamelessly flirts with him. Dr Miniante invites him to spend the night at his house. Encouraged by Ramona's signals Juan accepts..
Writer/director Vicente Aranda changed the location of the plot from the dictatorial Argentina to the Spanish's Process of Burgos, on the Fall of 1970, when several people where indicted in connection to the terrorist organization ETA. See more »
Written by José Nieto
Performed by Orquesta de Cámara Andrés Segovia (concertino Víctor Ambroa), Cuarteto Granados,
Senén García (piano) and Laura Pérez (piano) See more »
Globo version is much better
The girl actress isn't pretty, and she fails to be sensual. Globo's edition with Ana Paula Tabalipa is way better, she's sensual and mysterious, she looks pure, fragile, innocent. Here, the girl just seems to want sex and have no man around to satisfy her.
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