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Belle Époque (1992)

Belle Epoque poster

Directed by Fernando Trueba

Written by Rafael Azcona, José Luis García Sánchez and Fernando Trueba

Starring: Jorge Sanz, Maribel Verdú, Ariadna Gil, Penélope Cruz, Fernándo Fernán Gómez.

BY R. MARTÍNEZ

When Fernando Trueba picked up the Oscar for his 1992 film Belle Époque he stated that, as he didn’t believe in God, he wished to thank Billy Wilder instead for helping him win the award. Just a few hours later, Trueba received a phone call from Wilder himself, who famously greeted him saying “Hi Fernando, it’s God here”. The truth is Read More…