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L'Arbre de Guernica

Overview

The director of this film, Fernando Arrabal, himself an exile from Spain, tells a story which takes place during the time of the Spanish Civil War 1936-39. A woman nearly suffers rape by the nephew of the local nobleman but is rescued by the man's son. The boy is an artist whose works are too modern and rebellious, even blasphemous, for his conservative countrymen. After fighting for some time with the Republican cause, both of them are arrested by the Franco faction. The boy is tortured and disfigured by his ...
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Overview

The director of this film, Fernando Arrabal, himself an exile from Spain, tells a story which takes place during the time of the Spanish Civil War 1936-39. A woman nearly suffers rape by the nephew of the local nobleman but is rescued by the man's son. The boy is an artist whose works are too modern and rebellious, even blasphemous, for his conservative countrymen. After fighting for some time with the Republican cause, both of them are arrested by the Franco faction. The boy is tortured and disfigured by his captors, but his love for the woman restores him to full life.
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Special Features

New Digital transfer; Fernando Arrabal in Hollywood; Lobbycard gallery; Theatrical trailer; Scene selection; 6-page liner notes; 16x9 widescreen version
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/27/2010
  • UPC: 881190003596
  • Original Release: 1975
  • Rating:

  • Source: Cult Epics
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Subtitled
  • Time: 1:40:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 62,564

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Mariangela Melato Vandale
Ron Faber Goya
Franco Ressel Teacher
Cosimo Cinieri
Mario Novelli Count
Technical Credits
Fernando Arrabal Director
Arrabal Screenwriter
Ramon F. Suarez Cinematographer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Guernica Tree
1. Opening [3:07]
2. Arrival at Villa Ramiro [4:16]
3. The Witch [3:05]
4. Dwarves [2:48]
5. Only Son [2:52]
6. Franco's Army [3:41]
7. The Republic [3:27]
8. The Spanish Civil War [5:23]
9. Count Hide Out [2:37]
10. Spain Is Safe! [2:49]
11. The Guernica Tree [3:53]
12. The Attack [6:06]
13. Long Live Democracy [4:33]
14. Vandale [8:24]
15. The Resistance [7:41]
16. Invasion of Guernica [5:38]
17. Trial [6:39]
18. Executions [8:48]
19. Escape [8:10]
20. The End [4:26]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- The Guernica Tree
   Play Movie
   Scene Selection
   Subtitles
      English Subtitles: On
      English Subtitles: Off
   Special Features
      Fernando Arrabal in Hollywood September 7, 2004
      French Lobbycard Gallery
      Trailer - The Guernica Tree
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