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Les amants de Teruel (1962)

In a troupe of poor traveling comedians who perform in the public square, Isa dances the role of Isabelle in the legend of "Lovers of Teruel".


Raymond Rouleau


René-Louis Lafforgue (dialogue), Raymond Rouleau (screenplay)
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Credited cast:
Ludmilla Tchérina ... Isa
René-Louis Lafforgue ... Le bonimenteur (as René-Louis Laforgue)
Milko Sparemblek Milko Sparemblek ... Manuel
Milenko Banovitch Milenko Banovitch ... Diego
Stevan Grebel Stevan Grebel ... Grebelito
Jean-Pierre Bras Jean-Pierre Bras ... Father
Antoine Marin Antoine Marin ... Pablo
Roberto Roberto ... Le nain
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Serge Barthély Serge Barthély
Michel Bas Michel Bas ... Shalomir
André Crétin André Crétin ... Un clochard
Dominique Delassue Dominique Delassue
Max Doria Max Doria
Luce Fabiole Luce Fabiole
Georges Faye Georges Faye


In a troupe of poor traveling comedians who perform in the public square, Isa dances the role of Isabelle in the legend of "Lovers of Teruel".

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Release Date:

14 December 1962 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Lovers of Teruel See more »

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Société Monarch See more »
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Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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One of the greatest "unknown" films in cinema history
29 December 2008 | by mickkargerSee all my reviews

This is the first time in over 40 years that I've discovered, by searching the IMDb database, mention of this one-of-a-kind film. I'd almost begun to believe that I was the only person in the world who reveres this film, because no one I've mentioned it to had ever heard of it, much less seen it. I saw it only once, in the late 1960s, and have never forgotten its images: surrealism brought to life in a way no other film has attempted then or since. That such a marvelous film should remain "unknown" remains itself a mystery. Perhaps if someone out there is connected in some way, any way, to Turner Classic Movies, I wish they would bring this film to their attention. TCM is the only network showing rarities from every genre of film, and "The Lovers of Teruel" would be a fine and perfect addition to their Global Imports of unforgettable "foreign" films, shown very late on Sunday nights. Wish I knew Robert Osborne personally or someone at TCM. Their loyal and dedicated audience would greatly appreciate a premier viewing of "The Lovers of Teruel."

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