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The Spirit of the Beehive (El espiritu de la colmena)

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Release Date:September 23, 1976
Running time:98 minutes
Cast:Fernando Fernán Gómez, Teresa Gimpera, Ana Torrent, Isabel Tellería, Ketty de la Cámara
Director:Víctor Erice
Producer:Elías Querejeta
Writer:Víctor Erice, Ángel Fernández Santos
Distributor:Janus Films

Description: Eight-year-old Ana lives in a close-knit Castillian village with her daydreamer mother Teresa, older sister Isabel and father Fernando, who tends beehives for a living. After watching James Whale's 1931 version of Frankenstein with Boris Karloff, little Ana becomes convinced that the monster in living in one of the nearby, rundown houses. When an escaped convict seeks refuge in one house, Ana believes she has finally met the monster of her nightmares.

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