Film Tuesday: “Los Santos Inocentes” (1984)


“Los Santos Inocentes” (1984) directed by Mario Camus. Based on the novel of the same name by the acclaimed Spanish novelist Miguel Delibes, the movie portrays the life and miseries of a poor family working in the property (“hacienda”) of a landlord in post Civil War Spain. Although it has occasionally received unfavourable criticisms, it is generally considered a masterpiece of Spanish cinema and was a major box office success.