When Carlos Fuentes confessed to Buñuel

This was read his police record during Franco regime: "Buñuel, Luis. Native of Calana, Aragon. Anarchist, Perverter, Heretic and Blasphemer, author of two films that denigrate Spanish nationality: land without bread and an Andalusian dog. " As much as regime authorities marked it that way, or precisely because of that, Carlos Fuentes had anor opinion of his friend exiled Mexico: "He most honest filmmaker world." He wrote it a previously unpublished and unfinished work where he tried unravel his cinema under title of Raft of Medusa. It rested in personal file that author bequead University of Princeton (USA) and it has just recovered Javier Herrera, expert in director, for collection Fundamental work (Fundación Banco Santander). It7;s simply a jewel. Not only does it agiganta its artistic dimension. It testifies one of links, not yet sufficiently explored, that has defined Hispanic culture at global level in twentieth century: one that joins European avant-garde of century with a prominent leader of surrealism among its ranks and young writers Latin Americans considered it a beacon of legend for all its current. Not only did he treat Fuentes. Perhaps it was one did […]

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