REDES (Emilio Gómez Muriel, Fred Zinnemann, 1934)

Redes—literally, Nets, but portentously called The Wave in the U.S.—is a film of considerable historical interest and social import. Begun in 1933 and encountering a rocky road of production, which a national election further interrupted, it was finally released in 1936. Marshaling documentary realism (indeed, the film had originally been planned as a documentary), including […]