Santiago Fouz Hernández from University of Durham. Colors are stable and natural, and there are even some surprisingly healthy nuances. The discount will be automatically added to your basket. Jose Luis' mother is determined to break her son's engagement to a girl from a lower-class family, and hires Raul, a potential underwear model and would-be bullfighter to seduce Sylvia. In Spanish, with optional English subtitles for the main feature. Availability: unknown Film information Story: When underwear factory worker Silvia falls pregnant by her boyfriend and boss Jose Luis Jordi Mulla , Jose's domineering mother, Conchita takes immediate action to prevent them getting married. ¡Nos vemos pronto en persona! The apps are synchronized with your account at Blu-ray.
If you can tear your gaze from the bilboard displaying Raul´s nether regions, or Silvia's bare chest, then you will see that the setting, the north-east province of Aragon, is quite beautiful. For more about Jamón Jamón and the Jamón Jamón Blu-ray release, see published by Dr. It is basically the reason why once seen Luna's films are virtually impossible to forget. Image stability is very good. At first it seems like everything will work out exactly as envisioned by the concerned momma, but when she decides to confirm that the hunk is as good in bed as advertised and then he unexpectedly falls madly in love with Silvia, all hell breaks loose. This is an intimate and exclusive arrangement.
José Luis has been secretly dating Silvia Penelope Cruz , a beautiful young woman who works in his parents' factory, and makes tortillas on the side. However, Luna's films remained concerned with typical Spanish social and cultural issues and with a couple of very minor exceptions did not seek to challenge conventional cinematic canons, so they lack the obvious rebellious spirit of Godard's films. I am also the Director of the prestigious and innovative Taller de Escritura Creativa en Español at Battersea Spanish. It makes some of the more surreal material actually look quite normal while it lasts and allows Luna to very gently manipulate the viewer to nonchalantly accept what otherwise might be unacceptable. Fans of either one should definitely check it out; for them or for anyone else, it's a memorable and unusual film, worth your time, but very flawed and should not be approached with very high expectations. She enlists the services of Raul Javier Bardem , handsome underwear model and ham delivery man, with a love of garlic and a penchant for nude bullfighting, to seduce Silvia.
Highlights This year the Sevilla Feria de abril takes place in May, from the 4th to 11th May 2019. Or maybe not, because in addition to the seemingly endless delicious twists the film overflows with distinct Spanish eroticism that only a Spanish director is likely to get right. You can also get an instant mobile notification with our iPhone- or Android app. His horrified mother hires Raúl, an underwear model and ham factory worker, to seduce Silvia away. Optional English subtitles are provided for the main feature.
We will enjoy a delicious Tapas platter before the film in our beautiful garden area. Jose Luis' mother is determined to break her son's engagement to a girl from a lower-class family, and hires Raul, a potential underwear model and would-be bullfighter to seduce Sylvia. It is the glue that effectively holds together the comedy and the drama, the beautiful and the ugly, and gives the narrative the interesting nuances that make its characters and their actions fascinating to behold. Also, depth, clarity, and overall stability are very good. Silvia and her mother If I had to introduce Bigas Luna to someone that is completely unfamiliar with his work I would say that he was one of the key directors of the Spanish New Wave and his significance for its legitimization and popularity was every bit as crucial as Jean-Luc Godard's was during the early stages of the Nouvelle Vague. They also starred together in Live Flesh 1997. Jamón Jamón with delicious Spanish tapas quantity Jamón Jamón with delicious Spanish tapas £15.
I started writing poetry and plays because I wanted to be like Federico García Lorca one day. Convinced that it is his duty to persuade his parents to accept Silvia but reluctant to immediately reveal that she is carrying a baby, Jose Luis eventually gathers the courage to tell them that he and Silvia are ready to start a family -- and immediately after he does his mother crafts a brilliant plan to keep her son out of trouble. After an audition for a future underwear commercial, she hires the well-endowed bachelor and amateur bullfighter Raul Javier Bardem, to steal Silvia's heart and make her forget Jose Luis. They are a well-to-do family, who drive Mercedes, wear pearls and live in a grand house. The lossless track is free of age-related imperfections. There is also a sense of freedom that permeates the film that is very attractive.
Silvia, however, remains true to José Luis, in spite of Raul´s advances, and her obvious feelings towards him demonstrated in true surrealist style through a cryptic dream sequence. Image stability is very good. We will be waiting for you with delicious food matching the country of the film, refreshing drinks, and delicious popcorn on the house to enjoy a cinematic experience in the heart of Battersea. Come to La Unit one Friday a month to have a memorable and unique film experience. Unless you have a thorough knowledge of psychology, surrealism or psychoanalysis, there are bound to be scenes that you won't understand. It is not sourced from a brand new remaster of the film, but the current master is healthy and with nice technical characteristics that make viewing the film on a larger screen a hassle-free experience. The bulk of the film was shot in the very beautiful Aragon region by the great cinematographer Jose Luis Alcaine, who over the years lensed many of Almodovar's greatest hits.
Jose Luis' mother is determined to break her son's engagement to a girl from a lower-class family, and hires Raul, a potential underwear model and would-be bullfighter to seduce Sylvia. The Film José Luis Jordi Mollá is the eldest son of Manuel Juan Diego and Conchita Stefania Sandrelli , proprietors of an underwear factory in rural Spain. Selecting the sexy would-be bullfighter Raul from the local ham factory, Conchita pays him to seduce Silvia and persuade her to break off the engagement to Jose. When Sylvia falls pregnant, Jose Luis promises her that he will marry her, most likely against the wishes of his parents. The film concludes after the fight, by which point all of the characters have convened - appropriately - at the ham warehouse.
Jose Luis' mother is determined to break her son's engagement to a girl from a lower-class family, and hires Raul, a potential underwear model and would-be bullfighter to seduce Sylvia. There are no supplemental features on the disc. It is possible that a brand new remaster could introduce some improvements, but I believe that at best they will be cosmetic improvements that will not alter the overall quality of the audio. Not one to watch with your family, but otherwise thoroughly enjoyable and entertaining. It is why I am very, very happy to see that Olive Films are releasing Jamon, Jamon, one of the director's best, on Blu-ray.
But their future seems doomed: Silvia is the daughter of a former prostitute Anna Galiena, that owns and runs the roadside whorehouse while Jose Luis is the son of the proud owner Stefania Sandrelli, of a prosperous men's underwear plant that hires the majority of the people in the area, which of course instantly makes the two utterly incompatible. What ensues is a fantastically surreal combination of Spanish stereotypes and deliberately vulgar excess — anyone for sex, drama, ham and naked bullfighting? Storyline: Jose Luis is an executive at his parents underwear factory where his girlfriend Sylvia works on the shop floor. Conchita attempts to rectify the situation and cure Silvia of her feelings for Raul by informing her daughter that Raul was paid to seduce her, leading Silvia to seek advice and help from Jose Luis' father Manuel, fearing that Jose Luis will kill Raul. Unfortunately, it suffers from an amateurish execution that sometimes makes it feel more like a Spanish soap opera than a feature, and since the satire will go over many viewers' heads, the poor character development, melodramatic and unconvincing acting, and often mishandled cinematography may be quite off-putting. A surreal black comedy with a healthy dose of sex, male bravado and, of course, bullfighting, it's also love story with a twist. Svet Atanasov on January 27, 2018 where this Blu-ray release scored 4. When Sylvia falls pregnant, Jose Luis promises her that he will marry her, most likely against the wishes of his parents.