El Amor Brujo

Media: DVD
Author/Director: Carlos Saura
Language: Spanish
Subtitles: English, French

 El Amor Brujo is the third in director Carlos Saura's flamenco trilogy, preceded by Blood Wedding (1981) and Carmen (1983).The plot involves two gypsies, male and female, who are united in an arranged marriage. Each loves someone else, a circumstance that results in a fatal knife duel. Candela eventually remarries, but her new husband soon discovers that every night at midnight, she is compelled to arise from her bed and dance with the ghost of Jose. The climax involves the girl's torn loyalties between the ghost of her dead husband and her living lover. Antonio Gades, Cristina Hoyos, Laura del Sol and Juan Antonio Jimenez are the principals in this well-photographed film.

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MTLC ID: 9169