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Films By Carlos Saura

BLOOD WEDDING (Carlos Saura, 1981)
Carlos Saura is best known for his intense dramas. His decision to film a ballet was very much based on the desire to ensure that there remains a record of this astonishing and very Spanish work &mda… Read more

COUSIN ANGELICA (Carlos Saura, 1973)
Once again, Carlos Saura returns to the Spanish Civil War and its effects upon his country's social and intellectual life. The protagonist, Luis, played by Jose Luis Lopez Vazquez, comes to Segovia f… Read more

ELISA, MY LOVE (Carlos Saura, 1977)
In this new film by Carlos Saura,Fernando Rey plays the part of an ageing father, a recluse living amonng his books in the Castilian countryside,and Geraldine Chaplin plays his daughter, Elisa. She c… Read more

FADOS (Carlos Saura, 2008)
Encounter the music from Portugal that is conquering the world. ... Fado, the Portugese national song of passion, sorrow and remembrance born from the slums of 19th-century Lisbon, is the subject of … Read more

FLAMENCO (Carlos Saura, 100)
... ... A vibrant fusion of peoples, religions and cultures give the world the artform known in broad terms as Flamenco. It took Carlos Saura to create the definitive film on the subject. Flamenco ha… Read more

LOS GOLFOS (Carlos Saura, 1960)
Carlos Saura, young director of this Spanish film, depicts a Spain rarely seen on the screen. Shot entire!y on location, Los Golfos concerns a group of hooligans who live in a Madrid suburb. Hoping t… Read more

MAMA TURNS ONE HUNDRED (Carlos Saura, 1979)
In 1972 Carlos Saura made the film Ana and the Wolves. This story of a young woman's visit to a decaying household populated by a range of establishment figures (army, church, law) was, in its day, a… Read more

TENDER HOURS (Carlos Saura, 1981)
Juan comes home late one evening and must listen to his parents' accusations of always being late. Nobody believes his excuse that he had stayed late at school. In fact, his uncle immediately grabs t… Read more

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