Film: THE GRANDFATHER
Directed by José Luis Garci, nominated for the 1998 Oscar as best foreign language film. It is the 3rd film adaptation of the novel by Benito Perez Galdos. At first it was filmed a series of two chapters for television, which was later adapted to film. The film tells the story of D. Rodrigo de Arista and Powers, Earl of Albrit, hidalgo Spaniard broke back at American lives with her daughter and two granddaughters, discovering that one is actually illegitimate daughter.
It is an ambitious film, deep, wide breath, which portrays a family history full of drama in a fallen world through scenarios of great wealth and good photography, narrated in a calm tempo, delayed and unhurried.
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