Articles tagged blanca portillo

‘Goya’s Ghost’ director witnessed parallels to the Inquisition

Miloš Forman first heard about the Spanish Inquisition when he was a student in Prague. “It was probably my first shock as a citizen,” says

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Goya’s Ghosts (Los Fantasmas de Goya) (2006)

If Miloš Forman's movie doesn't take up his distinctive visual style, it does embrace his broad satire, ferociously targeting religious, state, and financial leaders.

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1 Apr 2007 // 11:00 PM

Volver (2006)

In Almodóvar’s world, women are the unmistakable, undeniable and indelible colors of life -- they are the red splashed across the harsh grey landscape.

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19 Dec 2006 // 1:00 AM

Volver (2006)

The women repeatedly confront and contemplate death, gathering in rituals of grief and affirmation.

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