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Spanish Cinema


Maria Garcia

on 11 April 2013

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Transcript of Spanish Cinema

CINEMA The most Boring Film title of all Time? The ‘Golden Age’ The Civil War Censorship La Movida Pedro Almodóvar Spanish-International Cinema Eduardo Jimeno's "People Coming out of the Noontime Mass at the Cathedral of the Virgin of Pilar in Zaragoza", (1897). The first actual fiction film made in Spain was written, directed, produced and performed by Spanish film pioneer Fructuoso Gelabert entitled "Riña en un café" (1897) These early movies faithfully reflected local Spanish cultural tastes. Documentaries about bullfighting were popular, as were adaptations of 19th century romantic plays. Transition from silent to talking pictures. Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dali’s surrealist short "Un Chien Andalou", (1928). Fiery flamenco dancing women and jealous, evil-doing farmers in a typical Southern Spanish setting, which idealised the country’s industry and traditional culture. War propaganda.
Franco's victory.
Destruction of Republican cinema.
Many directors, actors and technicians in exile. Cinema became an ideological tool to promote the values of National Catholicism. Dubbing The disidents: Juan Antonio Bardem, "Death of a Cyclist", 1955 Juan García Berlanga, "The Executioner", 1963 Pedro Almodóvar, "Pepi, Luci, Bom y otras chicas del montón", 1980 Desire, passion, family and identity are among his most prevalent themes.
Elements of pop culture, popular songs, irreverent humor, strong colors and glossy décor. "Women on the verge of a mental breakdown", 1988
Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Language film

"All about my mother", 1999
BAFTA Best Film not in English Language

"Talk to her", 2002
Oscar for Best Original Screenplay
Oscar nomination for Best Director

"Volver", 2006
Oscar nomination for Best Actress (Penélope Cruz)

"The skin I live in", 2012
BAFTA Best Film not in English Language English-language Spanish Films American remakes of Spanish films Alejandro Amenábar
2004 J.A.Bayona
2007 Daniel Monzón
2009 Pablo Berger
2011 Maria Garcia-Florenciano 1940 1950 1960 1970 1975 1939 1936 1927 1930 1935 1980 1982 1984 1986 1910 1920 1900
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