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The South

Rating:No Rating
Release Date:January 15, 1988
Running time:94 minutes
Cast:Omero Antonutti, Icíar Bollaín, Sonsoles Aranguren, Lola Cardona, Rafaela Aparicio
Director:Víctor Erice
Producer:Elías Querejeta
Writer:Víctor Erice
Distributor:New Yorker Films

Description: El Sur (The South) is the story of Estrella (Iciar Bollain), a little girl from Southern Spain who has been uprooted to the North. Estrella maintains a sentimentalized attachment to the region of her birth, an attachment manifested in her love for her father (Omero Antonutti). The girl's rose-colored memories are shattered when she learns that her beloved dad once carried on affair with a Southern woman-and that the flames of passion still smolder within him. This Spanish/Argentinian coproduction was filmed on location in Madrid, Navarre, Vittoria, and Zamora.~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide

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