Fernando Trueba

  • Fernando Trueba – Belle epoque AKA The Age of Beauty (1992)

    1991-2000ComedyFernando TruebaRomanceSpain

    In 1931, a young soldier (Fernando) deserts from the army and falls into a country farm, where he is welcomed by the owner (Manolo) due to his political ideas. Manolo has four daughters (Rocio, Violeta, Clara and Luz). Fernando likes all of them and they like him, so he has to decide which one to love.Read More »

  • Fernando Trueba – Ópera prima (1980)

    1971-1980ComedyFernando TruebaRomanceSpain

    Boy meets girl. Matias meets Violeta, his cousin (“prima”) one morning in Madrid at the Plaza de Opera. He is twenty-five. She is 18. He’s a divorced journalist trying to write a thriller. She studies violin. She’s a vegetarian. He loves meat. Many things separate them, but he moves into her apartment.Read More »

  • Fernando Trueba – El artista y la modelo AKA The Artist and the Model (2012)

    2011-2020DramaFernando TruebaSpain


    Fernando Trueba, one of the most prestigious filmmakers in Spain, has set his latest film somewhere in occupied France in the summer of 1943, not far from the Spanish border. An old renowned sculptor, tired of life and mankind?s folly, rediscovers the desire to work and sculpt his last piece thanks to the arrival of a young Spanish woman who has escaped from a refugee camp. “The lovely and poignant drama ‘The Artist and the Model’ stirringly presents art, life and death as one irrevocably tangled trio” (Los Angeles Times). “[Trueba and Carriere] imbue the material with genuine feeling-exploring the melancholy of waning days and a defiantly naive belief in artistic transcendence.Read More »

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