Cine en la Biblioteca: Spanish Film Series - "El Abuelo"
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 6:00pm
The Grandfather (Spanish: El abuelo) is a 1998 Spanish drama film written, produced and directed by José Luis Garci. It stars Fernando Fernán-Gómez,Cayetana Guillén Cuervo and Rafael Alonso. The film, an adaptation of the novel of the same title by Benito Pérez Galdós, tells the story of an aristocrat's search to discover which of his two putative granddaughters resulted from an extramarital affair by his daughter-in-law.
The Ortigas Foundation, with the collaboration of the Embassy of Spain and the Instituto Cervantes de Manila, begins its monthly film series CINE EN LA BIBLIOTECA with two runs on the Spanish Civil War and its first series on literature and cinema with the film adaptations of La Colmena by Camilo José Cela and El Abuelo by Benito Pérez-Galdós. The films will be screened in Spanish with English subtitles.
FREE ADMISSION and tickets will be available on a firstcome, first-served basis.
Please call to reserve.
Tel. 631-1231 to 38, local nos. 228/222