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Los tarantos (1963)

A boy and a girl from two rival Gypsy families fall in love.

Director:

Francisco Rovira Beleta (as Rovira Beleta)

Writers:

Alfredo Mañas (play), Francisco Rovira Beleta (screenplay and dialogue) (as F. Rovira Beleta)
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Carmen Amaya ... Angustias
Sara Lezana ... Juana
Daniel Martín ... Rafael
Antonio Gades ... Mojigondo
Antonio Prieto ... Zorongo
José Manuel Martín José Manuel Martín ... Curro (as J. Manuel Martín)
Margarita Lozano ... Isabel
Juan Manuel Soriano Juan Manuel Soriano ... Father Lorenzo
Antonia Singla Antonia Singla ... Sole (as Antonia 'La Singla')
Aurelio Galán 'El Estampío' Aurelio Galán 'El Estampío' ... Jero (as A. Galán 'El Estampío')
Peret Peret ... Guitarist
Andrés Batista Andrés Batista ... Guitarist
Emilio de Diego Emilio de Diego ... Guitarist
'Pucherete' 'Pucherete' ... Guitarist
Blay Blay ... Guitarist
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A boy and a girl from two rival Gypsy families fall in love.

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flamenco | based on play | See All (2) »

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Filmed in Barcelona in brilliant Eastmancolor See more »

Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

5 November 1963 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Con odio e con amore See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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Los Tarantos
Written and Performed by Los Tarantos
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Fabulous rendition of Romeo y Juliet
4 December 2006 | by redjenSee all my reviews

This is a classic Flamenco must see. The final film of the famous Carmen Amaya. Gritty, lovely and very languid in its style. A good reflection of 60's gypsy life along with the beauty of the people themselves, he captures the children with a very precise and unique cinematography style. Quintisential Spanish film, not released in Canada and often difficult to find. Worth searching out, even if you don't speak Spanish - you will understand the film, due to its clear storytelling style (and the fact that it is loosely based on Romeo and Juliet). For the flamencos out there, you will see the gritty real gitano style dancing - bare feet, fury and individualism soar in each dance. Even the children dance. It is a beautiful movie.


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