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 Garcia Lorca’s tale of passionate revenge.
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It's a masterpiece. No words and yet it expresses everything Lorca wrote into the play Bodas de sangre. Through dance and body motions, Saura pulls off one of the cinema's great works. Beautiful stuff!