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Francesca Neri in Almodovar’s “Carne Trémula” [1997 Spain]

Pedro Almodovar has crafted some of the most exquisite films made in Spain, and among his later works, the 1997 drama “Carne Trémula” [Eng. Title: Live Flesh] remains a personal favourite.
The film uses abundant symbolism to propel its story, … Continue reading

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Ruth Gabriel & others in “Días Contados” [1994 Spain]

Imanol Uribe’s 1994 crime drama, “Días Contados” [Eng. Title: Numbered Days] virtually swept through the Goya Awards the following year.
The absorbing thriller is complemented by some excellent cinematography and editing, and all the main actors take this to another … Continue reading

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