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11 Ratings

Life in Shadows

Vida en sombras

Directed by Lorenzo Llobet Gracia
Spain, 1953


The plot is about the absolutely demential story of Carlos, a fervent cinema lover whose mind is seriously affected by a complex of guilt: while he is out filming the street riots during the 18 th of July (the beginnig of the Spanish Civil War) his wife is killed by the Republicans.

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Life in Shadows Directed by Lorenzo Llobet Gracia

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  • José Neves's rating of the film Life in Shadows

    Dreaming a dream who dreams us- a film definition, a codified system of images and sounds that stand before the being and reality, transforming the being within a transfigured reality. Or, a long night's sleep without waking. The shadows that speaks the title are not of a noir, although they may be, since it's in the dark that the life of a movie buff is done and it's of the dark that this film within the film feeds.

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