Long Live Death [Viva la Muerte]

Fernando Arrabal (director, novel, screenwriter)
Anouk Ferjac, Nuria Espert, Mahdi Chaouch (starring)

N.p. N.p., 1971. Vintage borderless reference photograph from the 1971 film. Two dated "L'Express" stamps, two "Publiee" stamps with annotations in holograph marker, and a "Viva la Muerte" stamp on verso.

Based on the 1959 novel "Baal Babilonia" by Fernando Arrabal. Arrabal's fierce directorial debut.

A young boy of about ten, Fando, tries to make sense of his father's arrest and detainment, having been accused of being a communist by Franco's Fascists who has his religious mother's sympathies, and may have turned him in.

Shot on location in Tunisia.

8 x 10 inches. Near Fine.

Vogel, Film as a Subversive Art.

[Book #150085]