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Cria Cuervos

DIRECTED BY Carlos Saura

Country: Spain
Language: Spanish
Subtitles: English
Original Title: Cría Cuervos

Running Time: 105min
Film Year: 1976
Category: From the Vault

Three orphaned sisters under the custody of their stern aunt and their handicapped grandmother will have to acclimatise to the new conditions of their shared life, overcome life’s constant impediments, and in the process, grow up.

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Director: Carlos Saura
Producer: Elías Querejeta
Screenwriter: Carlos Saura

Music: Frederic Mompou, José Luis Perales
Cinematographer: Teo Escamilla
Editor: Pablo G. del Amo

Cast: Geraldine Chaplin, Mónica Randall, Florinda Chico, Ana Torrent, Héctor Alterio

Carlos Saura

Saura is Spain’s greatest living filmmaker. Along with Luis Buñuel and Pedro Almodóvar, his oeuvre is the most emblematic of the Spanish cinema. He has had 12 films presented as Official Selections of the Cannes Film Festival – and Cría cuervos (76) won the grand Prize of the Jury. Saura has won the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival, two Goya Awards, and has been nominated for three oscars, including one for the seminal Carmen (83).