||THE ROYAL SEARCH OF THE sunshine
||1969. 118 mins. Rated G.
||Considering a play by Peter Shaffer. English actors perform Spaniard and Inca alike within stiff, verbose crisis, that isn't almost as cool since the cover reveals. We begin with an extended discussion between Francisco Pizarro and King Carlos about whether Spain should fund another journey to the "" new world "". Within lengthy very first scene the film nevertheless feels as though a play. Whenever we eventually get to Peru, Christopher Plummer brings a welcome eccentricity towards the part regarding the Inka Atawalpa, whoever empire is taken out from under his feet. The movie's perspective is totally European, with little sympathy when it comes to conquered. This Cinemascope manufacturing may seem like a last gasp from old-school historic epics before a grittier style took over.
Sinopsis en espaol:
Francisco Pizarro rapta al Inka Atawalpa, prometiendo liberarlo si le consiguen una gran suma de oro. Con el paso de los das Pizarro desarrollar una honorable relacin con Atawalpa y dudar entre sus conflictos morales.
||AGUIRRE, DER ZORN GOTTES
(Aguirre, the Wrath of Jesus)
|The Quechua Indians perform minor roles, in addition to Amazon-dwelling Yagua Indians look even more quickly, however they loom large on the fate of the hubristic conquistadors within masterpiece by German director Werner Herzog. After seeking his fortune when you look at the Peruvian highlands, the renegade soldier Lope de Aguirre (c. 1510-1561) joins an expedition down the Amazon with 300 Spanish troops and many hundred Quechua prisoners discover El Dorado, the City of Gold. Aguirre mutinies from the frontrunner Pedro de Ursa along with his successor, Fernando de Guzmn, in the course of time claiming himself Prince of Peru plus the Wrath of Jesus. German star Klaus Kinski is brilliant due to the fact angry, limping conquistador operating his companions to doom on unknown Amazon and makes this historic crisis feel similar to a horror film. The migration of Spain's worst criminals into "" new world "" would profile the real history of Latin The united states for hundreds of years ahead.
Sinopsis en espaol:
La fascinante historia de Lope de Aguirre, el desquiciado conquistador espaol del siglo XVI, quien luego de separarse de la expedicin de Gonzalo Pizarro, intention descubrir la mtica ciudad de El Dorado, perdida en la inmensidad del Amazonas. A medida que el explorador lleva a sus hombres a una muerte segura, el movie enfrenta al espectador a perturbadores temas como el imperialismo y el fanatismo religioso. Joya de excepcional belleza y fuerza cinematogrfica.
||1988. 149 moments.
||Amazon River, 1560s
||VHS (no subtitles) or Region 2 DVD
||It is astonishing that anybody experimented with deliver this story towards the screen again after Herzog's critically recommended Aguirre. Spanish manager Saura hasn't included a bold new eyesight towards the misconception, if not a angle. He just made a lengthier motion picture. It moves gradually, also it takes sometime for Lope de Aguirre to emerge as an interesting character, however the cinematography, period details and acting are typical exceptional. In the event that you view El Dorado with no seeing Herzog's Aguirre, it really is an excellent film. It just does not quite have that additional trace of wizard which makes the sooner movie so riveting.
Sinopsis en espaol:
Los angeles historia pica de 300 hombres que apostaron sus tierras e incluso sus almas para poder tomar parte en el descenso del ms impresionante y desconocido ro del mundo, cruzando la jungla salvaje del Amazonas, en busca de la legendaria tierra del oro; en bsqueda de El Dorado.
||EL BIEN ESQUIVO
(The Elusive Good)
||Augusto Tamayo San Romn
||Augusto Tamayo, Alejandro Rossi
||Vctor Villavicencio, Irene Vivanco