Contains 4 worksheets: one for GCSE classes, one for AS or A Level pupils and two film review sheets at different levels. Teachers’ Notes included.
About the film
¡Ay, Carmela! (1990)
Directed by Carlos Saura
Running time 100 minutes approx
Carmela, Paulino and Gustavete are a trio of travelling performers touring the countryside of Spain during the Civil War. After a performance they leave for Valencia but are captured by the nationalists and taken as war prisoners. An Italian lieutenant convinces them to perform for Franco’s soldiers in exchange for their freedom, but Carmela’s beliefs and morals stop her from going along with the performance. With Carmen Maura (Carmela), Andrés Pajares (Paulino) and Gabino Diego (Gustavete).
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