• Publication date: October 10, 2013

Manolete

The dance of lovers differs not a great deal from the dance Matador Manuel Rodriguez, ‘Manolete’, performs each night to the delight the rows of cheering crowds. Add to that bigger-than-life, passionate courting with death, one beautiful tempestuous lover- Lupe Sino…

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 2008

MBC Max:

November 30, 2016 16:00 (KSA) ~ November 30, 2016 15:00 (CLT)

(mbc.net) The dance of lovers differs not a great deal from the dance Matador Manuel Rodriguez, ‘Manolete’, performs each night to the delight the rows of cheering crowds. Add to that bigger-than-life, passionate courting with death, one beautiful tempestuous lover- Lupe Sino…

A riveting depiction of the drive, ritual and art of real-life Matador Manuel Laureano Rodriguez Sánchez, as well as his yet more passionate love for actress Lupe Sino, whose communist leanings prove scandalous for Manolete and herself in 1940s Spain…

 

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  • Adrien Brody as Manolete / Manuel Rodriguez Sánchez
  • Penélope Cruz as Antoñita Lupe Sino
  • Juan Echanove as José Flores González
  • Ann Mitchell as Doña Angustias
  • Pedro Casablanc as General
  • Joseph Linuesa as Enrique de Ahumada
  • Santiago Segura as Guillermo
  • Juan Echanove as Pepe Cámara
  • Tomas Rozzi as ‘The Dealer’
  • Nacho Aldeguer as Luis Miguel Dominguin

Directed by: Menno Meyjes

Rating:  Not Rated.