ZONDA , FOLCLORE ARGENTINO – by Saura
Carlos Saura (born in 1932) is a very well known Spanish director with his movies which contributed to culture. His well-known movies in tango world are Carmen (1983), Flamenco (1995, Tango (1998), among many others. One of his latest movie is Zonda: folclore argentino (Documentary, 2015).
On the movie’s web site, Carlos is saying:
“I ALWAYS HAD THE URGE TO SHOOT ARGENTINIAN MUSIC, ESPECIALLY FOR THE WEALTH OF ITS ZAMBAS AND CHACARERAS, WHAT YOU CALL FOLKLORE.”
We hope you will have chance to catch the movie in your town and enjoy more of Argentinian folklore and culture. Till then you may enjoy the trailer and you may stay tuned in their fan facebook page.
According to imdb.com the awards Saura had recieved are as below:
Silver Bear in the Berlin Festival for The Hunt (1966), in 1965, and for Peppermint Frappé (1967), in 1967. Special Jury Awards in Cannes for Cousin Angelica (1974), in 1973, and for Cria Cuervos (1976), in 1975. Also, the film Mama Turns 100 (1979) got an Oscar nomination in 1979 as the best foreign film, and it also won the Special Jury Award at the San Sebastian Festival. In 1990, he won two Goya awards as best adapted screenplay writer and best director.