Blood Wedding* (Bodas De Sangre)

  • 1981 ----- color ----- 71 min ----- vhs///
  • (Based on the play by Federico Garcia Lorca) Antonio Gades, Spain's leading dancer-choreographer created his most famous work in this flamenco interpretation of the classic drama by Federico Garcia Lorca. The story of murderous passion and revenge is told entirely through dance. A young bride runs off from her wedding with a married lover. Her jilted husband tracks them down and fights a knife duel to the death. (In Spanish with English subtitles) (Restricted to classroom use only)
  • Topics: (Dance, Motion Pictures: Features, Romance Languages and Literature)