Ay, Carmela! ;El Lector Por Horas has 34 ratings and 4 reviews. Palimp said: Dos obras de teatro: ‘Ay Carmela’, fin de la etapa Bretchiana del autor y ‘E. Information on Ay Carmela by José Sanchís Sinisterra. José Sanchís Sinisterra presents a dramatic representation of the confusion generated by the. Comedy Rafael Azcona, José Sanchis Sinisterra (play) (as Jose Sanchis Sinisterra) | 1 () Carmen Maura and Andrés Pajares in ¡Ay, Carmela !.

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Ay, Carmela! ;El Lector Por Horas

Trivia Embeded with prejudice, Carlos Saura didn’t want to cast Carmen Maura as the lead, and he told her so. The author takes us to a confused space dominated by fear and aggression. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Aptly cast, Martinez projects a pitch-perfect balance of existentialist, detached sadness, and black humor. Rui Alves rated it ay carmela jose sanchis sinisterra not like it Mar 08, Nadeszhda rated it liked it Dec 04, El bosque animado Esther rated it really liked it Mar 18, Loropre rated it it was amazing Sep 08, Mariani has his comic moments that border on slapstick: They are arrested and taken ay carmela jose sanchis sinisterra prisoners to the local school, which serves as a prison camp where the republicans are held.


Although a survivor, Paulino, wearing a blue Falangist shirt, has been reduced to sweeping the stage because of his anti-heroic lack of resistance.

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The ghost of Carmela visits Paulino in the dimly lit Goya Theatre. Saura understands that genuine tragedy requires at least a touch of comedy, provided here by an energetic cast led by the reliable Carmen Maura, who even does her own singing and dancing.

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It also allowed much more scope for the relationship and the characters of Carmela and Paulino to evolve and in relation to the events in ay carmela jose sanchis sinisterra they find themselves caught up.

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The dangers and deprivation that they encounter in the republican side encourage the trio to go to Valencia. Your commitment to Spanish-speaking theatre is noteworthy. Want to Read saving…. Ay carmela jose sanchis sinisterra a song from the War of Independence against Napoleon, it had been adapted and became the favourite song of the Republican soldiers and of the International Brigade during the Spanish Civil War. He arranges a performance for his troops, bargaining with Paulino to stage a burlesque of the republic in exchange for the actors’ freedom.


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They are arrested, fear a firing squad, and receive a reprieve from an Italian Fascist commander who loves the ay carmela jose sanchis sinisterra. The presence of the Polish prisoners, who have been brought to witness a mockery of their ideals, greatly upsets Carmela, and she initially refuses to perform a number ay carmela jose sanchis sinisterra the republican flag.

Un Perogrullo rated it really liked it Dec 03, Cabo Cardoso Silvia Casanova For the variety show that they are to perform to the nationalists, Paulino rewrites their old script. Carmela, increasingly irritated by the mockery of the Republic and enervated by the presence of the Polish soldiers, gradually loses heart in her performance, and her frustration at the mockery of the ideals she holds dear seethes to the surface jeopardizing the credibility of the parody.

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