Films byTexts by Víctor Erice
FILM
The Dream of Light
Víctor Erice, 1992, 133’

The artist Antonio López tries to capture the sunlight hitting his quince tree all autumn, but the struggle seems futile.

 

FILM
The Spirit of the Beehive
Víctor Erice, 1973, 98’

In 1940, after watching and being traumatized by the movie Frankenstein (1931), a sensitive seven year-old girl living in a small Spanish village drifts into her own fantasy world. Produced as Franco’s long regime was nearing its end and widely regarded as the greatest Spani