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1933 | B/N | 30 min 0 seg

A portrayal of Las Hurdes, Cáceres, one of the poorest and least developed regions of Spain, in 1932. The soil is barren and bread is a rare luxury, so most of the residents subsist on pork. Intermarriage among the families has left many of the children with mental and/or physical deficiencies, and those who are born healthy often succumb to starvation. The community is destroyed by filth, misery and the total lack of opportunity.


Country: España
Direction: Buñuel; Luis
Script: Unik; Pierre, Sánchez Ventura; Rafael, Legendre; Maurice, Buñuel; Luis
Production: Buñuel; Luis, Acín; Ramón
Photography: Lotar; Eli
Sound: Dorat; Charles
Music: Brahms; Johannes
Cast:Habitantes De Las Hurdes Narrada Por Abel Jaquin; Los
Art direction:
Participation year at FICM: 2012

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