EL SUR. “The South” Directed by Víctor Erice.
Outline. The Director Historical and Cultural context Plot, characters and themes Cinematography Final Remarks.
Director. Víctor Erice is a Spanish Film Director Born in 1940 in Carranza, Spain Graduated in direction in Madrid.
Historical and Cultural Context. Spanish Civil War Franco’s dictatorship Historical memory.
Main Characters. Estrella. Augustín.
Themes. Isolation. Past vs Future. Innocence. Division.
Cinematography. Camera angles.
Sound. Accordion. Dog barking. Piano. tat..
ego. Final Remarks.
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