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José Luis Garci

Canción de cuna (Cradle Song)

Edition 1995
103' - 1994 - Drama - Dialogue: Spanish
Director: José Luis Garci Composer: Manuel Balboa With: Fiorella Faltoyano, Amparo Larrañaga, Maribel Verdú
In a small town in 19th centu- ry Spain a provincial doctor unsuccessfully courts the mother superior of the local convent. Then, one day, a baby girl in a basket is left at the door of the convent. The founding stimulates the maternal instincts of the cloistered nuns and they lavish it with attention. Don José, the doctor, the only man allowed to visit the convent regularly, learns of the baby and offers the nuns a solution to their dilemma - he'll adopt the baby so that they may raise it and educate it. Eighteen years go by...

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Credits

Director

José Luis Garci

Composer

Manuel Balboa

With

Fiorella Faltoyano, Amparo Larrañaga, Maribel Verdú

Scenario

José Luis Garci

Director of Photography

Manuel Rojas

Editor

Miguel González Sinde

Producer

Barbara Braganza

More information

Dialogue

Spanish

Countries of production

Spain

Screenplay based on

"Canción de cuna", Gregorio Martínez Sierra

Year

1994

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