CRIA CUERVOS, 1976, Janus Films, 115 min. Dir. Carlos Saura. Ana Torrent is an 8-year-old girl, convinced she holds the power of life and death over her household. The title refers to an old Spanish saying: "Raise crows and they'll peck out your eyes." Winner of the Special Jury Award at Cannes. With Geraldine Chaplin.
SPIRIT OF THE BEEHIVE (EL ESPIRITU DE LA COLMENA), 1973, Janus Films, 95 min. Dir. Victor Erice. A film of sublime silence and mystery, starring Ana Torrent as an intense young girl who searches the barren fields outside her town, looking for the disembodied spirit of Frankenstein's monster. Erice's first feature film was widely hailed as a
masterpiece on its release. Full synopsis
- Director: Carlos Saura
- Genres: Drama, Suspense/Thriller