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Posts Tagged“Spanish cinema”

The Death of Louis XIV

The Spanish filmmaker’s latest film is a look at the last fifteen days of Louis XIV’s life, starring Jean-Pierre Léaud, and had originated as a possible installation before being adapted into a film. We met with Albert to discuss the origin and production of the film, its philosophy, and Léaud’s acting style.

The Story of My Death

Albert Serra is a Spanish filmmaker whose four feature films have earned him such classifications as ‘Romanesque’ and even ‘Radical Classicist’. His breakthrough film, Honour of the Knights (2006), played Cannes and won the FIPRESCI…

The recently released horror movie Mama, directed by Andrés Muschietti and starring Jessica Chastain, is in fact a feature-length adaptation of the director’s 2008 Spanish-language short film of the same name. Well-known fantasy filmmaker Guillermo…

The very first episode of French television channel ORTF’s filmmaker-focused documentary series Cinéastes de notre temps (Filmmakers of Our Time) aired in 1964, and director Luis Buñuel was featured as the inaugural subject. As an…