Decapitaed heads

Type : Fiction
Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 1970
Format : Feature

"Decapitaed heads is a critique of the decadence of power and of Catholic culture in Latin America in a grotesque Surrealist and baroque language. The meaning is clear: it is the fall of a dictator. I decapitate traditional culture to the benefit of a counter-culture: it's neither Brecht nor Shakespeare, so that shocked a certain public. Some detected the influence of Buñuel and Fellini ? Perhaps, but this imagery existed from my first film onwards, while
I never did baroque and Surrealist aesthetics."
Glauber Rocha, Cinéma 71, no 160, November 1971
in Théâtres au cinéma/Glauber Rocha. Bresilan Cinema Anthology, from the 1960's to the 1980's, Nelson Rodrigues - Magic Cinema Collection




Título original: Cabeças cortadas

Dirección: Glauber Rocha

Guión: Glauber Rocha, Ricardo Muñoz Suay

Fotografia: Jaime Deu Casas

Música: Diversos

Intérpretes: Francisco Rabal, Pierre Clémenti, Víctor Israel, Emma Cohen, Luis Ciges, Manuel Esteban, Rosa Maria Penna

Duración: 94 minutos

Localizaciones: Castelló d'Empúries, Sant Pere de Rodes, cala Jonquet, Portlligat, cap de Creus, Cadaqués



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