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Pilar Cárdenas in Carlos Saura's: Blood Wedding

Carlos Saura's Flamenco Trilogy: Blood Wedding

1981 NR

Renowned Spanish filmmaker Carlos Saura teams with legendary choreographer-dancer Antonio Gades to explore the glamour, poetry and fire of flamenco dancing in this first film of his trilogy. As dancers prepare for an upcoming performance of poet-playwright Federico Garcia Lorca's ballet about betrayal and revenge, "Blood Wedding," viewers go behind the scenes to experience the energy and emotion of an intense dress rehearsal.