Santos Zunzunegui

The Bill Douglas Trilogy

Abstract A fundamental piece of British cinema in the seventies of the last century and quite unappreciated in his country for a long time, Bill Douglas’ trilogy converts the director’s harsh childhood and adolescence into everlasting images through an exercise in which, in the wake of Chekhov, memory is filtered... Read More

On the rigour of storytelling. About Invasión (Hugo Santiago, 1969)

Abstract  The article analyses a film transposing a substantial part of Jorge Luis Borges’ universe while casting a new light on notions such as «political cinema», «epic» and «fantastique». A literary universe meets a refined vision of the art of cinematography derived directly from the teachings of Robert Bresson to... Read More