Wednesday, 29 June 2011

Manchester's Cervantes Institute: Muerte de un Ciclista - Age of Infidelty

Showing at the Cervantes Institute on Deansgate [near Castlefield], Manchester on THURSDAY 30 JUNE at 6:30pm

Realism in Spanish Cinema of the 50´s Film Series
MUERTE DE UN CICLISTA – Age of Infidelity

Story line:

María José and Juan are on their way from a date when they run a cyclist over and kill him. They’d been going steady years before, but then María José had married Miguel, and Juan had become her lover. Obsessed by the shadow of the dead cyclist –who they abandoned on the road side–, they are afraid of everything and of everyone; afraid of their relationship being revealed and of losing their social position. The situation becomes more complicated until it comes to a tragic end.

Dr Nuria Triana Toribio, Senior Lecturer in Spanish Cinema at the Univiersity of Manchester will present the film.

Title: Muerte de un Ciclista
Director: Juan Antonio Bardem
Year made: 1955
Duration:- 88 min
Original Version in Spanish with English Subtitles

Free admission. Bookings on 0161 6614206 or

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