Fuente Alamo, the Caress of Time

Film, Documentaries

Time Out says

This portrait of the the titular Spanish village as it prepares for its annual August 14 gazpacho dance and celebration is a gentle, observational piece with poetic, mysterious appeal. However, writer/director García's specific intentions remain essentially unclear in his coupling of the sounds of Iguana Radio with a surreal emphasis on pet tortoises and cats or in the mini-portraits of villagers (a melon seller, the water-supply worker, smiling, whispering children), with the recital of rabbit gazpacho menus, and the opening up of surrounding mountain vistas, and you are left quessing whether the film's intended as a 'constructed' documentary describing a way of life, or an art movie essay on evanescence and spiritual essence.

By: WH


Release details

72 mins

Cast and crew

Pablo García
Pablo García
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