ADAPTACIONES OBRAS DE LA LITERATURA ESPAÑOLA

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2. Fortunata and Jacinta (1970)

132 min | Drama

Shows the unfailing love of two women for the same man, one as his mistress, the other as his wife. The lives of these characters intertwine and are determined by the variegated fabric of ... See full synopsis »

Director: Angelino Fons | Stars: Emma Penella, Liana Orfei, Máximo Valverde, Bruno Corazzari

Votes: 26

3. La regenta (1974)

93 min | Drama

Adapted from the novel of the same name by Clarín, which narrates the difficulties of Ana Ozores to adapt to the sordidness of life in Vetusta, a provincial city of northern Spain inspired ... See full summary »

Director: Gonzalo Suárez | Stars: Emma Penella, Nigel Davenport, Keith Baxter, Adolfo Marsillach

Votes: 45

4. Esquilache (1989)

100 min | Drama

In the 18th century in Madrid, the Marquess of Esquilache, King Charles III of Spain's former minister, bans on wearing the popular wide collar with a long coat and brimmed hat. Along with other measures provoke a massive riot in the city.

Director: Josefina Molina | Stars: Fernando Fernán Gómez, José Luis López Vázquez, Ángela Molina, Ángel de Andrés

Votes: 196

5. The Dog in the Manger (1996)

119 min | Comedy, Romance

Diana, Duchess of Belflor, is a smart and attractive young lady who is in love with his secretary Teodoro, but he is engaged to Marcela, a lady-in-waiting of the Duchess. Diana, driven by ... See full summary »

Director: Pilar Miró | Stars: Emma Suárez, Carmelo Gómez, Fernando Conde, Ana Duato

Votes: 838

7. Fuenteovejuna (1947)

74 min | Drama, History

A village bands together to kill its tyrannical Comendador, and when officials try to discover who is responsible, the villagers respond that the village committed the crime.

Director: Antonio Román | Stars: Amparo Rivelles, Manuel Luna, Fernando Rey, Manuel Kayser

Votes: 38

8. No One Writes to the Colonel (1999)

Not Rated | 118 min | Drama

Every Friday, the Colonel puts on his only suit and goes to the dock to await a letter announcing the arrival of his pension. But the townsfolk all know that this pension will never come. ... See full summary »

Director: Arturo Ripstein | Stars: Fernando Luján, Marisa Paredes, Salma Hayek, Rafael Inclán

Votes: 996

10. Captain Alatriste: The Spanish Musketeer (2006)

145 min | Adventure, Drama, History

Viggo Mortensen plays the Spanish soldier-turned-mercenary Captain Alatriste, a heroic figure from the country's 17th century imperial wars.

Director: Agustín Díaz Yanes | Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Elena Anaya, Unax Ugalde, Eduard Fernández

Votes: 11,909

11. The Wanton of Spain (1969)

123 min | Drama

In the last years of the Middle Ages, the Corpus Christi procession takes place in the Spanish city of Toledo. There, the young Calixto meets the beautiful lady Melibea, and he falls in ... See full summary »

Director: César Fernández Ardavín | Stars: Julián Mateos, Elisa Ramírez, Amelia de la Torre, Gonzalo Cañas

Votes: 81

14. La regenta (1995)

270 min | Drama

La Regenta is a realist novel by Spanish author Leopoldo Alas y Ureña, also known as Clarín, published in 1884 and 1885.

Stars: Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, Héctor Alterio, Juan Luis Galiardo, Carmelo Gómez

Votes: 101

15. The Dumbfounded King (1991)

106 min | Comedy, History

After spending a night with a sensual prostitute, the King of Spain decides that he wants to see his wife naked. His decision causes a real revolution amidst his subjects.

Director: Imanol Uribe | Stars: María Barranco, Joaquim de Almeida, Laura del Sol, Gabino Diego

Votes: 681

16. Divinas palabras (1987)

107 min | Drama

A work of Valle-Inclán, the story takes place in Galicia in the early twentieth century. To escape poverty, the wife of a sacristan uses a hydrocephalic child as a sideshow attraction. This causes a confrontation with her sister-in-law.

Director: José Luis García Sánchez | Stars: Ana Belén, Francisco Rabal, Imanol Arias, Esperanza Roy

Votes: 179

17. The Grandfather (1998)

PG | 151 min | Drama

57 Metascore

After his son dies, an elderly man comes back to Spain from the US and hopes to find out which of his granddaughters is true, and which one is bastard.

Director: José Luis Garci | Stars: Fernando Fernán Gómez, Rafael Alonso, Cayetana Guillén Cuervo, Agustín González

Votes: 1,654 | Gross: $0.05M

18. Luces de bohemia (1985)

94 min | Drama

In the empty house of his family, Ramon, a poet, remembers the last day of the life of his master: the last time he went out with his friend don Latino de Hispalis, his talk with a minister... See full summary »

Director: Miguel Ángel Díez | Stars: Francisco Rabal, Agustín González, Mario Pardo, Ángel de Andrés López

Votes: 81

19. The Holy Innocents (1984)

PG | 107 min | Drama

Spain, 1960s. People from a very poor family work in the country, at the service of a rich family of landowners...

Director: Mario Camus | Stars: Alfredo Landa, Terele Pávez, Belén Ballesteros, Juan Sachez

Votes: 3,041

21. La pasión turca (1994)

112 min | Drama

Desideria, a married Spanish woman who has a quite boring and hidden sex-life, goes to Istanbul where she meets Yaman, a Turkish tourist guide, who makes her discover new physical experiences.

Director: Vicente Aranda | Stars: Ana Belén, Georges Corraface, Ramon Madaula, Silvia Munt

Votes: 942



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