The Spirit of the Beehive (1973)
A film by Víctor Erice
2xDVD9 | VIDEO_TS | NTSC 16:9 | Covers+Booklet | 01:38:54 | 13,09 Gb
Audio: Spanish AC3 1.0 @ 192 Kbps | Subtitles: English
Genre: Art-house, Drama | The Criterion Collection #351
Criterion is proud to present Víctor Erice’s spellbinding The Spirit of the Beehive (El espíritu de la colmena), widely regarded as the greatest Spanish film of the 1970s. In a small Castilian village in 1940, in the wake of the country’s devastating civil war, six-year-old Ana attends a traveling movie show of Frankenstein and becomes possessed by the memory of it. Produced as Franco’s long regime was nearing its end, The Spirit of the Beehive is a bewitching portrait of a child’s haunted inner life and one of the most visually arresting movies ever made.