The Spirit of the Beehive

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Universal acclaim - based on 4 Critics

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Generally favorable reviews- based on 13 Ratings

Summary: Set in rural Spain in 1940, Victor Erice's acclaimed 1973 film was simultaneously a sensitive evocation of the poignancy of childhood and, by implication, an elegy for the legacy of the Civil War. (Film Forum)

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Runtime: 95 min
Production: Elías Querejeta Producciones Cinematográficas S.L.
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Language: Spanish
Home Release Date: Sep 19, 2006
Director Credit
Víctor Erice Director
Writer Credit
Ángel Fernández Santos Writer
Francisco J. Querejeta Writer
Víctor Erice Writer
Principal Cast Credit
Ana Torrent Ana
Fernando Fernán Gómez Fernando
Teresa Gimpera Teresa
Cast Credit
Estanis González Guardia Civil
Isabel Tellería Isabel
José Villasante The Frankenstein Monster
Juan Margallo The Fugitive
Ketty de la Cámara Milagros, La Criada
Laly Soldevila Doña Lucía, The Teacher
Miguel Picazo The Doctor
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