Hopefully you will… Develop an interest in Spanish Cinema. Understand some of its main themes, genres and filmakers. Put it in the map of World Cinema.
General overview-Key concepts to understand Spanish cinema Spanish Civil War. Before and after. Dictatorship-censorship. National branding-outside/ inside<Spanish pride>. Religion. American influence and its effect on the current market.
Key Figures Luis Buñuel-Surrealism. Berlanga-Bardem-Azcona. Dark comedy. Victor Erice. Introspective and intimist cinema. Pedro Almodóvar. Postmodernism. Collage. Alejandro Amenabar. Our golden boy.