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Little Ashes

Little Ashes

Little Ashes

Review score: * * * * *

cast: Robert Pattinson, Javier Beltran, Mathew Mc Nulty

year: 2009

colour: yes

certificate:

director: Paul Morrison

runtime: 112

In 1922, Madrid is wavering on the edge of change as traditional values are challenged by the dangerous new influences of Jazz, Freud and the avant-garde movement. Salvador Dali arrives at university; He is 18 years old and determined to become a great artist. His bizarre blend of shyness and rampant exhibitionism attracts the attention of two of the university's social elite - Federico Garcia Lorca and Luis Bunuel. Salvador is absorbed into their decadent group and for a time Salvador, Luis and Federico become a formidable trio, the most ultra-modern group in Madrid. However as time passes, Salvador feels an increasingly strong pull towards the charismatic Federico - who is himself oblivious to the attentions he is getting from his beautiful writer friend, Margarita. Finally, in the face of his friends' preoccupations - and Federico's growing renown as a poet - Luis sets off for Paris in search of his own artistic success. Federico and Salvador spend the holiday in the sea-side town of Cadaques. Both the idyllic surroundings and the warmth of the Dali family sweep Federico off his feet. Salvador and he draw closer as days pass, sharing their deepest beliefs, inspirations and secrets, convinced that they have found a kind of friendship undreamt of by others. It is more than a meeting of the minds; it is a fusion of souls. And then one night, in the phosphorescent water, it becomes something else...

COMMENTS:

12/07/2009 - darrenlavin said :

Robert Pattinson

12/07/2009 - kiraloo2003 said :

Robert Pattinson

11/07/2009 - celia said :

Robert Pattinson

10/07/2009 - JULIELOUISEP said :

ROBERT PATTINSON

10/07/2009 - carole1002 said :

Robert Pattinson

13/06/2009 - susancaria said :

ROBERT PATTISON

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