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Tarantos, Los

Synopsis
Musical. A loose re-working of Romeo and Juliet set in the streets of Barcelona where a quarrel erupts between two warring gypsy families. Probably building on the success of WEST SIDE STORY the film includes extended sequences of flamenco dancing. In this version Rafael and Juana are killed by Curro (the Paris figure).
Language
Spanish (Spain - Modern)
Country
Spain
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
1964
Subjects
Dance; Drama; Music
Keywords
dance; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Credits

Director
Francisco Rovira Beleta
Producer
Jose G. Maesso; Leonard Gruenberg
Writer
Alfredo Manas
Screenplay
Francisco Rovira Beleta
Music
Andres Batista; Emilio Pujol; Fernando Garcia Morcillo; Jose Sola
Cast
Carmen Amaya 
Daniel Martin 
Jose Manuel Martin 
Sara Lezana 

Production Company

Name

Tecisa

Online Retailer

Name

Flamenco-world.com

Web
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