Tag Archive | Rafael Azcona

La lengua de las mariposas (Butterfly’s Tongue, 1999)


Directed by José Luis Cuerda

Written by Rafael Azcona, José Luis Cuerda and Manuel Rivas

Starring: Fernándo Fernán Gómez, Manuel Lozano, Guillermo Toledo.


How can a war shape a country and its people? To what extent may social pressure affect the behaviour and political ideas of individuals? And most importantly, can a conflict change dramatically the way a child perceives the world around him? La lengua de las mariposas takes place shortly before the start of the Spanish Civil War, Read More…

El Cochecito (The Little Coach, 1960)

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Directed by Marco Ferreri

Written by Marco Ferreri and Rafael Azcona

Starring: José Isbert, José Luis López Vázquez, Chus Lampreave, María Isbert

“El Cochecito” is often referred to as a “Spanish classic”. It was scripted by the talented Rafael Azcona, author of many other emblematic stories such as “El Verdugo”, “El Pisito” or the Oscar-winning “Belle Epoque”. Azcona’s scripts were powerful and often hid strong criticism behind their sharp comic tone. “El Cochecito” Read More…