The Disappearance Of Garcia Lorca (1997)

MARCO ZURINAGA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  Alternate title:  Death In Granada Spain/France/USA/Puerto Rico, 1997.  Antena 3 Televisión, Canal+, Enrique Cerezo Producciones Cinematográficas S.A., Esparza / Katz Productions, Kanzaman, Miramar Films.  Screenplay by Marco Zurinaga, Juan Antonio Ramos, Neil Cohen, based on the books The Assassination of Federico Garcia Lorca and Federico Garcia Lorca: A Life by Ian…

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The Way (2010)

EMILIO ESTEVEZ Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA/Spain, 2010.  Filmax Entertainment, Icon Entertainment International, Elixir Films.  Screenplay by Emilio Estevez, based on the book Off The Road: A Modern-Day Walk Down The Pilgrim’s Route Into Spain by Jack Hitt.  Cinematography by Juan Miguel Azpiroz.  Produced by David Alexanian, Emilio Estevez.  Music by Tyler Bates.  Production Design by Víctor Molero.  Costume Design by…

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The Dancer Upstairs (2002)

JOHN MALKOVICH Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.5.  Spain/USA, 2002.  Fox Searchlight Pictures, Lolafilms, Mr. Mudd, Antena 3 Televisión, Vía Digital.  Screenplay by Nicholas Shakespeare, based on his novel.  Cinematography by Jose Luis Alcaine.  Produced by Andrés Vicente Gómez, John Malkovich.  Music by Alberto Iglesias.  Production Design by Pierre-Francois Limbosch.  Costume Design by Bina Daigeler.  Film Editing by Mario Battistel.   For all its…

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Imagining Argentina (2003)

CHRISTOPHER HAMPTON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  Spain/United Kingdom/USA, 2003.  Multivideo, Arenas Entertainment, Myriad Pictures, Green Moon Productions, Imagining Argentina Productions Ltd., Mike’s Movies, Tide Rock Entertainment.  Screenplay by Christopher Hampton, based on the novel by Lawrence Thornton.  Cinematography by Guillermo Navarro.  Produced by Diane Isaacs, Geoffrey C. Lands, Michael Peyser, Santiago Pozo.  Music by George Fenton.  Production Design by Bárbara…

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Bunuel And King Solomon’s Table (2001)

CARLOS SAURA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Original title:  Bunuel Y La Mesa del Rey Salomon Spain/Mexico/Germany, 2001.  Rioja Films Producciones Cinematográficas S.L., Centre Promotor de la Imatge S.A., Castelao Producciones, Road Movies Filmproduktion, Altavista Films, Televisión Española, Canal+ España, Televisió de Catalunya, Ministerio de Cultura, Eurimages, Fondo Ibermedia, Gobierno de Aragón Departamento de Cultura y Turismo,…

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Goya’s Ghosts (2006)

MILOS FORMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA/Spain, 2006.  The Saul Zaentz Company, Kanzaman, Antena 3 Televisión, Xuxa Producciones S.L..  Screenplay by Milos Forman, Jean-Claude Carriere.  Cinematography by Javier Aguirresarobe.  Produced by Saul Zaentz.  Music by Varhan Orchestrovich Bauer.  Production Design by Patrizia von Brandenstein.  Costume Design by Yvonne Blake.  Film Editing by Adam Boome.   The Spanish Inquisition gets itself in full swing…

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Pan’s Labyrinth (2006)

GUILLERMO DEL TORO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.   Original title:  El Laberinto Del Fauno Spain/Mexico/USA, 2006.  Estudios Picasso, Tequila Gang, Esperanto Filmoj, Sententia Entertainment, Telecinco.  Screenplay by Guillermo Del Toro.  Cinematography by Guillermo Navarro.  Produced by Alvaro Augustin, Alfonso Cuaron, Guillermo del Toro, Bertha Navarro, Frida Torresblanco.  Music by Javier Navarrete.  Production Design by Eugenio Caballero.  Costume Design by Lala Huete.  Film Editing by…

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Pepi, Luci, Bom And Other Girls (1980)

PEDRO ALMODOVAR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Original title:  Pepi, Luci, Bom…Y Otras Chicas Del Monton Spain, 1980.  Fígaro Films.  Story and screenplay by Pedro Almodovar.  Cinematography by Paco Femenia.    Produced by Pepon Coromina, Pastora Delgado, Ester Rambal.  Costume Design by Manuela Camacho.  Film Editing by José Salcedo.   Pedro Almodovar’s film debut as feature director must be seen by his…

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