Films By Manuel Gutierrez Aragon

Half Of The Sky, directed by Manuel Gutierrez Aragon (Demons In The Garden), is one of the most highly praised Spanish films of recent years. It blends a tale of working class ambitions with old world mystery and superstition. ... The film focuses on Rosa (Angela Molina), the daughter of a hard-working rural family who travels to Madrid with her infant daughter following an ill-fated affair. ... W... Read more
Maria Maravillas is a fifteen-year-old girl whose ageing father, an unemployed photographer, steals her money for his little erotic vices. Fortunately, Maravillas — as she likes to be called — has some good old 'godfathers', all sephardic Jews, who visit and care about her as true parents When she was a child, the godfather she loved most was Salomon, who once offered the little girl a ring, on co... Read more
In the Sleepwalkers the stories are interwoven with scenes from an avant-garde theatrical performance, rather in the style and approach of Jacques Rivette. ... Ana works for a committee that seeks the freedom of a group of terrorists who were condemned to death by a military court during the Burgos trials. When she suddenly becomes dizzy and collapses, her uncle Andres, a doctor de-registered for ... Read more
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