Film Series: The Spirit of the Beehive

1973. Spain. Dir: Victor Erice. With Ana Torrent. 97 min. 35mm print.


In post-Civil War Spain, a village screening of Frankenstein deeply affects a young girl. The movie monster becomes her imaginary companion, bringing both comfort and horror as she tries to reconcile her childlike understanding of the world with the silent traumas that have torn apart the country and her family.

Tonight / 8 p.m. / Goldsmith Family Cinema / Free