The Museum of Modern Art, Floor T1, Theater 1
El sol del membrillo (The Quince Tree Sun). 1992. Spain. Directed by Victor Erice. Courtesy of Estudio Antonio López

El sol del membrillo (The Quince Tree Sun). 1992. Spain. Directed by Víctor Erice. Screenplay by Víctor Erice, Antonio López. With Antonio López, María Moreno, Enrique Gran. DCP. In Spanish, Polish, Mandarin; English subtitles. 140 min.

In this masterpiece of contemplative cinema by Spain’s Víctor Erice (The Spirit of the Beehive), the painter Antonio López attempts, as he has many times before, to capture the play of light on the leaves of the quince tree in his garden, and discovers something eternal in the process. Digitized by Filmoteca de Catalunya under the supervision of the director. Special thanks to Estudio Antonio López.