Friday, 27 September 2013

Spanish film on Beatlemania in Franco era wows film festival

Based on a true story and set in the Franco dictatorship era, a Spanish "Beatlemania" film stunned critics at the San Sebastián film festival in Spain. It tells the tale of how the British band's songs inspired one ordinary Spaniard during hard times. 

The film, dubbed "Vivir es fácil con los ojos cerrados", or "Living Is easy with your eyes closed" directed by David Trueba, tells the tale of Antonio San Roman, a small-town Spanish school teacher who plays the Beatles songs to teach his pupils English...

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