Restored & Unseen: El sol del membrillo
Victor Erice / ES, 1992
That painting a quince in a Spanish garden is a fascinating sight to see, is proven by this 4K digitized classic by Víctor Erice, the master of the attentive gaze. The film won the Jury Prize at Cannes.
Víctor Erice in Amsterdam
Director Víctor Erice (1940) will be at the Rijksmuseum on 11 January to give a masterclass on the occasion of the exhibition Rembrandt-Velázquez. Dutch & Spanish Masters. Eye screens two other feature films by Erice (El sur El espiritu de la colmena) in its Restored & Unseen programme; the director is present at the screenings of El sur and El espíritu de la colmena.
El sol del membrillo
Restored & Unseen
At last, a chance to see that Italian classic that’s been on the list for so long? Or relish that wonderful restoration of Blue Movie, the Netherlands’ most talked-about nude film of the seventies, when the Bijlmer district was still a sexual paradise? Restored & Unseen is a biweekly programme featuring classics and recent restorations, with introductions by experts.