Spanish Film Festival
Tuesday, Sept. 11, 7-9:30 p.m.
THE QUEEN OF SPAIN (La reina de España) Presenter: Dr. Alex Babych, MLLC Fernando Trueba / Spain / 128 min / 2017 / Spanish with English subtitles After a successful career in Hollywood, Spanish actress Macarena Granada (Penélope Cruz) returns home to play Queen Isabella in an epic period film. Once in Spain, she runs into former friends and colleagues while the film production goes through a roller coaster of emotional scenarios and the hovering presence of Franco’s regime. Oscar-winning director Fernando Trueba, brings together an all-star cast for a lavish homage to 1950s Spanish cinema.
Presented by Memorial University of Newfoundland & LACS