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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. 

El sol del membrillo

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.

The tribute to Víctor Erice is an initiative of Sin Fin Cinema, Amsterdam Spanish Film Festival and Rijksmuseum, in collaboration with Eye, Instituto Cervantes Utrecht and OBA Amsterdam.

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