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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Maribel Verdú
Daniel Giménez Cacho
Ángela Molina
Pere Ponce
Directors
Pablo Berger
Screenwriters
Pablo Berger
Running Time
105 minutes

Blancanieves
Silent delight from Spain


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Plot
When famous bullfighter (Cacho) is gored and left paralysed, his pregnant wife goes into labour and dies. The child that survives, Carmencita (Sofía Oria), grows into a beautiful woman and attracts the jealous ire of the manipulative nurse (Verdú) who now rules the roost.


Verdict
A Spanish take on Snow White that picks up where The Artist left off and shows the full elegance of silent filmmaking.


Reviewed by David Parkinson

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