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Directed by Luis García Berlanga • 1953 • Spain
Starring Lolita Sevilla, Manolo Morán, José Isbert
A distant land shrouded in myth and rumor, America looms large in the cultural imagination of a quiet Castilian village, whose impressionable inhabitants dream of benefitting from the country’s pos...
Directed by Luis García Berlanga • 1954 • Spain
Starring Josette Arno, Jorge Vico, Julia Caba Alba
The often unruly in-betweenness of adolescence is the subject of this bittersweet comedy from director Luis García Berlanga. It’s the summer of 1918 and fifteen-year-old Loli (Josette Arno) has bee...
Directed by Luis García Berlanga • 1956 • Spain
Starring Edmund Gwenn, Valentina Cortese, Juan Calvo
In one of Luis García Berlanga’s gentlest comedies, an aging American scientist (Oscar winner Edmund Gwenn) goes incognito, trading in his career as a prominent atomic-bomb expert for a tranquil ...