Tag Archives: Berlanga

La Boutique (Berlanga, 1967)

I think I’ll watch a bunch of Luis García Berlanga films this year given how great The Executioner was. La Boutique is his follow-up. It’s entertaining, has some similarities to The Executioner (the wry look at relationships and the passage of time), and, … Continue reading

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Barrios altos (Berlanga, 1987)

José Luis García Berlanga’s Barrios altos is a fun, light thriller/sex-comedy, that feels very of the moment in Spain and very post-La Movida Madrileña. Victoria Abril (who I know best from Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!) plays Veronica, a woman who gets … Continue reading

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