The Love of Captain Brando

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The love of Captain Brando (Spanish: El amor del capitán Brando) is a 1974 Spanish movie. It was directed by Jaime de Armiñán.

Plot[change | change source]

Fernando, an old Republican exiled, returns to the imaginary town of Trescabañas after 35 years of absence. Aurora, the attractive young school teacher of the small town, is rejected by the bigoted neighbors, who see a "dangerous" source of corruption of their students in her methods. Juan, her 13 years old pupil, takes refuge in the imaginary world of his adolescent fantasies to escape from the reality.

The film tells the impossible love between Fernando, Aurora and Juan.

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Reception[change | change source]

The movie was shown at the Berlin Film Festival. It was praised by both the jury and the spectators.[1] Armiñán won the Golden Bear as Best Film.[2]

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