Francisco Rovira Beleta

Francisco Rovira Beleta – Expreso de Andalucía (1956)

A retired sportsman, a young law student and small-time crook team up in order to plan the robbery of some jewels in the Andalusian express train

Based on real facts ocurred decades before, it’s an excellent spanish film noir, that mixed classical elements from noir, neorrrealism, existentialism and social literature of this moment. It’s a hard portrait of spanish society under Franco’s military dictatorship. Read More »