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The Nest (El nido) (1980)

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Héctor Alterio Héctor Alterio
Don Alejandro
Ana Torrent Ana Torrent
Luis Politti Luis Politti
Don Eladio
Mercedes Alonso Mercedes Alonso

Written by
Jaime de Armiñán Jaime de Armiñán
(written by)


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El Nido (1980) / Haydn's The Creation


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Description: The Nest explores a platonic love affair between Don Alejandro, an elderly wealthy and eccentric widower, and Goyita, the 13-year-old daughter of a policeman. This Spanish film, carrying intimations of Cervantes' Don Quixote, depicts the old man's downfall as he capitulates to the enchantments and commands of this child-woman. He first sees her in a school rehearsal of Shakespeare's Macbeth. Coquettish, intense, intelligent and possessive, Goyita draws out Don Alejandro's yearning for an idyllic love. They create their own alternate world, much to the dismay and concern of the pious townsfolk. His best friend, a priest, serve ... (more)
Release date: 18 September 1980
Tags: Drama (1), Love (1), Relationships (1), Spanish Language (1), Spiritual Cinema (1), SnP (1), Yearning (1)
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