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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".

Director:

Raymond Rouleau

Writers:

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
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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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One of the greatest films ever made, shamefully unavailable
30 April 2003 | by HaraiSee all my reviews

This is definitely the most powerful experiences on screen that I have had in decades of film watching, and I am certain it is one of the greatest film ever made. I am saying this although almost forty years have passed since the week in which I saw it twice, in two consecutive days. Its superb use of visual (including mastery of semantically loaded colour photography), musical (including highly structured and meaningful manipulation of sound) and choreographic motifs, its multi-layered art/life embeddings, its overall truly cinematic nature, integratve and absolutely irreducible to any of its components -- all of these and much more are only part of the reasons why this is an unjustifiably forgotten milestone in film history. I am dismayed, frustrated and disappointed that it cannot be purchased in any accessible form -- video cassette or DVD. Will anyone rise to the challenge of correcting this miserable state of affairs? I have been searching for this film for decades, in vain.


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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

14 December 1962 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Lovers of Teruel See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Société Monarch See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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