Flamenco Hoy is the first live work directed by the great Spanish filmmaker Carlos Saura, awarded and nominated in all the relevant film festivals such as Cannes, Berlin, Montreal, or San Sebastian, and including several Oscar Award nominations.
Voyage fascinant au cœur du flamenco andalou, ce spectacle est mis en scène par le cinéaste espagnol Carlos Saura, amoureux de musique et de danse. Vingt brillants représentants de la jeune génération flamenca - danseurs, chanteurs ou musiciens - revisitent de façon époustouflante cet art entré en 2011 au patrimoine immatériel de l'humanité de l'Unesco.
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Carlos Saura began what would become his trilogy with this depiction of a single dress rehearsal for choreographer Antonio Gades’s adaptation of poet/playwright Federico García Lorca’s tale of passionate revenge. No mere recording of a ballet, Bodas de sangre (Blood Wedding) uses gripping camerawork and heart-pounding rhythmic editing to evoke the experience of moving with the dancers every step of the way.
A French psychologist investigates about famous suicidal women. She finds the case of Antonieta Rivas Mercado, a Mexican writer who died inside Paris' Notre Dame in 1931. To follow the investigation she travels to Mexico to reveal her life.
A married couple and a male friend leave together on a weekend vacation. Stress is brought on by the husband's jealousies. He hopes to play out his fantasies with his friend and wife in order to justify revenge. Geraldine Chaplin, Juan Luis Galiardo, and Fernando Cebrian star in this odd tryst that is heavy on insects and the voyeuristic machinations of the husband's mind.
The greedy relatives of an amnesic and paralytic 45 years old millionaire try him to recover his memory by any means. Surreal look at a family's attempts to shock, bully, frighten, coach, and cajole Antonio Cano into regaining his memory and his management powers after an auto accident. He's middle-aged, wealthy, the leader of a family corporation. After the accident he can't remember his Swiss bank account numbers, can't sign documents, and can't lead his board of directors.
Julian, a middle-aged single doctor, meets his childhood friend Pablo again. The latter is back from Africa and has just married a beautiful young blonde, Elena. Julian falls in love with her and tries to seduce her, but she mockingly pushes him away from her. He then finds that Ana, his nurse, bears a troubling resemblance to Elena. He decides to gradually transform Ana into Elena…