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Viva La Muerte

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Released: 26th August 2024. As the Spanish Civil War draws to a close, Fando, a young boy, is tormented by violently conflicting feelings towards his mother, who he suspects may have had a role in his father's capture by fascists; feelings that manifest themselves as a nightmare onslaught of terrifying and bizarre imagery. Based on Fernando Arrabal's own brutal experiences during the Civil War, Viva la muerte is a shockingly provocative work of surrealist cinema from the artist and filmmaker, who co-founded the 'Panic Movement' collective alongside Alejandro Jodorowsky. Acclaimed on release by critics and scorned by censors, Viva la Muerte would later achieve notoriety as a midnight movie, and was a favourite film of John Lennon and Yoko Ono.

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  • Details

    Released:
    26th August 2024
    Category:
    World Cinema
    Studio:
    Radiance Films
    Format:
    Blu-ray
    Barcode:
    5060974681266
  • Description

    As the Spanish Civil War draws to a close, Fando, a young boy, is tormented by violently conflicting feelings towards his mother, who he suspects may have had a role in his father's capture by fascists; feelings that manifest themselves as a nightmare onslaught of terrifying and bizarre imagery. Based on Fernando Arrabal's own brutal experiences during the Civil War, Viva la muerte is a shockingly provocative work of surrealist cinema from the artist and filmmaker, who co-founded the 'Panic Movement' collective alongside Alejandro Jodorowsky. Acclaimed on release by critics and scorned by censors, Viva la Muerte would later achieve notoriety as a midnight movie, and was a favourite film of John Lennon and Yoko Ono.
    Region Code:
    Region A,B,C
    Duration:
    89 minutes
    Original Language:
    French
    Extras:
    Language(s): French, Subtitles: English, Interactive Menu, Booklet, Bonus Footage, Documentaries: 'Sur les traces de Baal' (1970); 'VIDARRABAL' (2011), Interviews: David Archibald (scholar/Spanish cinema expert), Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork; Audio discussion from the Project Booth podcast featuring Mike White, Heather Drain and Jess Byard, Trailers
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