Tag Archives: Vicente Aranda

Flora Martínez & co in “Canciones de Amor en Lolita’s Club” [2007 Spain]

When it comes to a Vicente Aranda film, one knows what to expect – his uninhibited characters indulge in different kinds of passion-play despite knowing their consequences. His drama “Canciones de Amor en Lolita’s Club” [Eng. Trans: Love Songs … Continue reading

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Paz Vega in “Carmen” [2003 Spain]

Vicente Aranda is known for his uninhibited treatment of raw emotions like sexual passion, jealousy and hatred. His 2003 adaptation of Prosper Mérimée’s novella, “Carmen” showcases these magnificently. The script and his attention to minor details bring these fictional … Continue reading

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Esther Nubiola and others in “Tirante el Blanco” BR720 [Spain, UK 2006]

Veteran director Vicente Aranda gives us his take on events preceeding the fall of the Byzantine Empire in his lush 2006 adaptation from a book by the same name, “Tirante el Blanco” [Eng. Titles: The White Knight / The Maiden’s Conspiracy]. … Continue reading

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