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Los Feliz 3 | Introduction by Bigas Luna specialist Santiago Fouz Hernández
Co-presented by Durham University and EGEDA US
‘Bigas Luna: An American Cinematheque Tribute’
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In Spanish with English subtitles.
Bigas Luna’s most scandalous and controversial film, CANICHE is also one of his finest portraits of obsession, frailty and the human heart of darkness. Bernardo (Angel Jove) and Eloisa (Consol Tura) are a brother and sister holed up in a decaying Gothic mansion surrounded by swirling organ music, where their frustrated incestuous desires for each other are redirected towards… dogs. Luna shatters every taboo in the book with this very sick and darkly humorous portrait of “animal passions” run riot. Animal lovers beware: although no dogs were harmed in the making of the film, there are images you may find profoundly disturbing!
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