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El sol del membrillo

  • El sol del membrillo. Photo courtesy of the Spanish Film Archive

    El sol del membrillo. Photo courtesy of the Spanish Film Archive

  

Category

Documentary

Original title

El sol del membrillo

Year

1992

Director

Víctor Erice

Documentary film which follows the process of creating of a work of art. The result could be seen as a metaphor on the passage of time and the difficulty of capturing an instant for ever.

The artist Antonio López is painting a picture of a quince tree he planted years earlier. But as the days and seasons pass, his task becomes impossible as the tree's appearance changes: the branches grow, the fruits ripen, the sky clouds over…
 

Technical specifications

Screenplay
Víctor Erice

Actors
Antonio López

Photography
Javier Aguirresarobe Zubía, Ángel Luis Fernández

Music
Pascal Gaigne

Format
Colour

Duration
133 minutes

  

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