Carlos Saura

Blood Wedding

Blood Wedding

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.

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Eclipse Series 6: Carlos Saura’s Flamenco Trilogy

Carlos Saura’s Flamenco Trilogy

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$30.96

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Blood Wedding
Cast
Antonio Gades
Leonardo
Cristina Hoyos
Bride
Juan Antonio Jiménez
Groom
Pilar Cárdenas
Mother
Carmen Villena
Wife
Credits
Director
Carlos Saura
Producer
Emiliano Piedra
Screenplay
Antonio Artero
Based on a play by
Federico Garcia Lorca
Cinematography
Teodoro Escamilla
Choreography
Antonio Gades
Costume design
Francisco Nieva
Music
Emilio de Diego
Editing
Pablo Gonzalez del Amo

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