Dancer Joaquin Cortes presents the beauty of flamenco in this toe-tapping documentary. Backed by 300 singers, dancers and musicians at a railroad station in Seville, Spain, Cortes displays the poetry infused in every step of the 18th-century dance.
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By deconstructing the sounds and movements of flamenco, Saura allows those unacquainted with this rich tradition to more fully appreciate its fluidity and complexity. Although incredibly culturally specified and a little dated, the film's universal appeal is undeniable.