• The Cuenca Crime

    1979. Spain. Pilar Miró. 88 min.

Saturday, October 27, 2007, 4:00 p.m.

Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1

  • The Cuenca Crime

    1979. Spain. Directed by Pilar Miró. With Amparo Soler Leal, Héctor Alterio. In this film based on actual events, two innocent men are convicted of a shepherd's murder after an orchestrated trial. Subjected to brutal torture, they serve six years of a fifteen-year prison term. Marking the limits of the fragile freedom of expression during Spain's transitional period from dictatorship to democracy, the film was originally suppressed, and Miró was tried unsuccessfully for defamation. When released in 1981, it became the highest grossing film in Spanish history. New print. In Spanish; English subtitles. 88 min.

In the Film exhibition Spain (Un)Censored

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