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De la Iglesia’s “Balada Triste” in Austin

October 4, 2010
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De la Iglesia’s “Balada Triste” in Austin

Marjorie Baumgarten sees the award-winning new film at FantasticFest:

Amid an epic love story, the film also functions as a parable about the Spanish Civil War and the Franco dictatorship, themes that are practically a subgenre of the Spanish cinema. Beginning in 1937, the film opens with a preamble...
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Alex de la Iglesia on his new SCW film

September 17, 2010
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Alex de la Iglesia on his new SCW film

Alex de la Iglesia and Carolina Bang speak to Little White Lies about the Balada triste de trompeta, which just won several prizes in Venice and is now showing at the San Sebastián festival:

Everybody in Spain has a father or grandfather who was involved in the war. Everybody...
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SCW films at Portland Festival

February 8, 2011
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This year's Portland International Film Festival (February 10-26) features several Spanish Civil War-inspired movies, including Alex de la Iglesia's The Last Circus (Balada triste de trompeta), Agustí Villaronga's Black Bread (Pa negre), and Oriol Porta's A War in Hollywood (Hollywood vs. Franco). More details here.
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SCW film gathers 15 nominations for Goya

January 12, 2011
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SCW film gathers 15 nominations for Goya

From the Hollywood Reporter:

Alex de la Iglesia's A Sad Trumpet Ballad took 15 nominations for the Spanish Film Academy's Goya Awards,  ...  De la Iglesia's film, set against the Spanish Civil War and focusing on two circus clowns in love with the same person.

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SCW film wins Silver Lion and Best Screenplay

September 11, 2010
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SCW film wins Silver Lion and Best Screenplay

Alex de la Iglesia's new Spanish Civil War film, Balada triste de trompeta (The Last Circus), has just won a Silver Lion for direction and the award for Best Screenplay at the Venice Film Festival, Variety reports. See also De la Iglesia's blog (in Spanish).
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New SCW film at Venice

September 8, 2010
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New SCW film at Venice

Balada triste de trompeta, Alex de la Iglesia´s new film, partly set during the Spanish Civil War, which premiered at Toronto a couple of weeks ago, is now competing for the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival. Today's El País features a positive review and an interview with the...
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Toronto premiers new SCW film

August 21, 2010
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Toronto premiers new SCW film

The 35th Toronto International Film Festival is featuring the North American premiere of Alex de la Iglesia's new Spanish Civil War film, Balada triste de trompeta (The Last Circus; trailer here):

a wild and hilarious film that exposes the nature of political conflicts in his country’s recent history. Set...
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