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Cría Cuervos... - Criterion Collection - Region 1 DVD

Cría Cuervos... - Criterion Collection
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Description: Carlos Saura's exquisite Cría cuervos… heralded a turning point in Spain: Shot while General Franco was on his deathbed, the film melds the personal and the political in a portrait of the legacy of fascism and its effects on a middle-class family (the title derives from the Spanish proverb: "Raise ravens and they'll peck out your eyes"). Ana Torrent (the dark-eyed beauty from The Spirit of the Beehive) portrays the disturbed eight-year-old Ana, living in Madrid with her two sisters and mourning the death of her mother, whom she conjures as a ghost (played by an ethereal Geraldine Chaplin). Seamlessly shifting bet ... (more)
Manufacturer: Criterion
Release date: 14 August 2007
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0715515025225 UPC: 715515025225
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"#3 Cría cuevos by Carlos Saura It was the year 2010 when I first saw this masterpiece from Carlos Saura, and this film was also my first from Spanish master. The words cannot describe how fascinated I am about this movie but still somehow I haven't explored more films by Saura. Maybe it is because of the little lack of DVDs or maybe I'm just lazy. Cría cuervos is a perfect example of that how well children can dominate the screen. In the biggest part of the film is brilliant Ana Torrent. Sto"

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