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In Historia de detectives Detective Storyfour boys in a dented, rusty Lincoln give free rein to their fantasies.

Juan Marsé

Ariadna Gil is sublime in her role. Non-fiction Momentos inolvidables del cine He decided to add a film within the film as is the Chinese black and white story that is told to a convalescing girl with tuberculosis by a shady character that one day appears out of nowhere to juah in her mother’s apartment. The story might be a bit twisted, you might have a bit of difficulty to follow exactly what’s going on, but the movie is still worth watching. And we also encounter two characters whose long, happy coexistence with several generations of readers has turned them into mythical figures, the ideal embodiment of their time: It would be the first of a long list of awards, including the Premio Biblioteca Breve, Premio Planeta and Premio Nacional, which would culminate in with his winning the Premio Cervantes.

It is as beautifully filmed as it is written and acted. La oscura historia de la prima Montse, Fernando Trueba knows how to tell a story. David’s alcoholic father, who is being pursued for political reasons, has deserted David and his attractive red-haired mother.


Even though he detests the movies made by the director and producer requesting his services, an author famous for depicting the moral ruin of the post-war period in his novels reluctantly accepts a job to write a screenplay about a true case from s Barcelona. Neo Noir ab David inhabits a fantasy world, fuelled by the films he sees at his local cinema and by images of war —Spitfires crashing into the sea, the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima— and by the image of an RAF pilot whose photograph is pinned on his bedroom wall.

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She understands the world through the stories she is told. So in her case, films influence her life, more than her life influences the films. Why didn’t Trueba concentrate on the main characters? His first long form was Vacas inprecisely the year of Belle Epoque, which was completely free of many of the concerns i watched on this film, so i’m inclined to trust that Medem is taking his deserved way in influencing Spanish creators and not only Spanish.

The writing lacks depth and development, as a result of which the performances suffer. So here we have a narrative basis based on the already seen film within a film.

Forcat wears an oriental clothing which we see the girl’s father wear in the invented story. Trueba take us back to a Belle Epoque, please!

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This is an enjoyable flick based on Juan Marse’s novel se, being set during and post Spanish Civil War. The same way he destroys the girl’s portrait to try and juwn it. The girl is closed. Sign shanghsi to vote. This is one of those rare gems that does not stray from its purpose – to be a celebration of love and romance – and intelligent tale of two teens during a hectic timebeing splendidly recreated. Top-notch Ariadna Gilshe parades sexily at her best and more relaxed and enticing than ever.


The picture lavishly produced by great producer Andres Vicente Gomez and Cristina Huete results entertaining and well worth your timethough sometimes turns out to be slow moving. To reconquer this lovely lady of the upper-middle class, he decides to pass himself off as a southern Spanish immigrant named Faneca, and approach her with new manly airs.

This is something in the line of what Spanish cinema has been exploring in later years. Drama in which reality and fiction become fused in an embrace. LeRoyMarko 4 March Books for children and young readers El detective Lucas Borsalino He draws the recently dead captain in a hurry, masre he doesn’t want the image to fade away, and he grabs the world by drawing it.