R, 112 min. Directed by Carlos Saura. Starring Paco De Lucia, Manolo Sanlucar, Lole Y Manuel, Joaquin Cortes, Farruco, Farruqito, Mario Maya.

Not reviewed at press time. Spanish filmmaker Carlos Saura (Carmen, Blood Wedding) takes stock of the art of flamenco dance and song by showcasing hundreds of performers who all swirl past the lens of ace cinematographer Vittorio Storaro, a three-time Oscar winner (Apocalypse Now, Reds, The Last Emperor).

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