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Pablo Berger returns with Paranormal Comedy ‘Abracadabra’

Taking advantage of a well-deserved holiday back at home in Madrid, the torrid Spanish summer invites to little else than finding refuge in a well air-conditioned cinema, catching up with the latest film releases, particularly those local or Latin American ones, which may find it difficult to get a theatrical release in the UK.

And no Hispanic title has been more awaited recently than Pablo Berger’s follow-up to his international festival breakout, ‘Blancanieves’. His new film, named after Steve Miller Band’s eighties classic ‘Abracadabra,’ takes a diametrically opposed turn from the stylish black and white and folkloric Spanish iconography, imbued in flamenco and bullfighting, that made of his take on the popular children’s’ tale such a success. Read the rest of this entry »

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