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El Sol del Membrillo [videorecording]: Dream of Light (Quince Tree of the Sun)

directed by Victor Erice ; original idea by Antonio López and Victor Erice ; produced by María Moreno ; Igeldo Zine Produkzioak, Euskal Media
Format
Video; VHS
Summary
During the autumn months of 1990, López the artist attempts to paint a ripening quince tree in the garden of his house in Madrid. The play of light on the leaves and the splendour of the golden fruit proves increasingly elusive to capture as the nights draw in and the fruit begins to drop. Life goes on around the painting and López is visited by friends and fellow artists who provide lighthearted interludes.
Director
Victor Erice
Performers
Antonio López, María Moreno, Enrique Gran, María López, Carmen López, Elisa Ruiz, José Carretero, Amalia Avia, Lucio Muñoz, Esperanza Parada, Julio López Hernández, Fan Xiao Ming, Yan Sheng Dong, Janusz Pietrzkiak, Marek Domagala, Grzegorz Ponikwia.
Release Date
1990
Run Time
138 min.
Language
In Spanish with English subtitles
Notes
  • Videocassette release of a 1990 motion picture.
  • "Inspirado en un trabajo del pintor Antonio López García."
Variant Title
Dream of light
Quince tree of the sun
Awards Note
International Critics' Prize, Special Jury Prize, Cannes Film Festival 1991 ; Gold Hugo for Best Film, Chicago Film Festival 1992.
ISBN
1565802071
Credits
Photography, Javier Aguirresarobe, Angel Luis Fernández, José Luis López Linares ; editor, Juan Ignacio San Mateo ; music, Pascal Gaigne.
Published
Chicago : Facets Video, c2000.
Description
1 videocassette (138 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
VHS format [NTSC]
Technical Details
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