• Director

    Víctor Erice

  • With

    Omero Antonutti, Lola Cardona, Sonsoles Aranguren, Iciar Bollaín

  • Spain 1983. 95min

  • Digital

  • Certificate

    PG

  • English subtitles

Set in northern Spain in the 1950s, Erice’s immaculate, insightful exploration of a young girl’s changing attitudes to her adored but mysterious father is a lyrical psychological study packed with political and philosophical resonance. The exquisite and eloquent images – often reminiscent of Spanish still-life painting – create an enclosed, sometimes comforting, sometimes oppressive world haunted by painful secrets and unspoken emotions.

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