Disappearance of Garcia Lorca


1h 54m 1997

Brief Synopsis

During the year 1936 as civil war is beginning to brew in Spain, teenagers Ricardo Fernandez and Jorge Aquirre have come to idolize the poet Federico Garcia Lorca. They attend the premiere of his play "Yerma" and actually go back stage to meet the man. Soon after their meeting, Lorca is arrested by the fascists and subsequently disappears. Fifteen years after the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, Ricardo returns to his native Granada as an established journalist to ponder what really happened to the famed, murdered Spanish poet. Knowing that he will never be able to find peace until he finds Lorca's killer, Ricardo returns to Franco's Spain, a country still rife with enemies of the poet and dangers waiting for one who would discover the murderer.

Film Details

Also Known As
Lorca, Lorca: Death in Granada
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Mystery
Thriller
Political
Adaptation
Release Date
1997
Production Company
Canal Plus Espana; Corbett & Keene; Pandora Films; Raul Ramos; StudioCanal; Tristar Pictures
Distribution Company
Triumph Releasing; Cts; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment; Triumph Releasing
Location
Puerto Rico; Madrid, Spain; Grenada, Spain; United States

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 54m

Synopsis

During the year 1936 as civil war is beginning to brew in Spain, teenagers Ricardo Fernandez and Jorge Aquirre have come to idolize the poet Federico Garcia Lorca. They attend the premiere of his play "Yerma" and actually go back stage to meet the man. Soon after their meeting, Lorca is arrested by the fascists and subsequently disappears. Fifteen years after the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, Ricardo returns to his native Granada as an established journalist to ponder what really happened to the famed, murdered Spanish poet. Knowing that he will never be able to find peace until he finds Lorca's killer, Ricardo returns to Franco's Spain, a country still rife with enemies of the poet and dangers waiting for one who would discover the murderer.

Crew

Mark Albela

Production Manager

Jose Luis Alvarez

Props Buyer

Jose Luis Alvarez

Props Master

Pablo Arroyo

Dressing Props

Carole Kravetz Aykanian

Editor

Jose Balague

Electrician

Marc Beneria

Other

Joan Benet

Other

Antonio Bloch

Sound Recordist

Carlos Bonmati

Boom Operator

Carolyn Caldera

Associate Producer

Beatriz Calvo

Production Accountant

Jorge Calvo

Assistant Location Manager

Palmira Carballido

Assistant (To Marcos Zurinaga)

Palmy Carballido

Associate Producer

Eduardo Garcia Castro

Producer'S Driver

Rafael Castro

Video Assistant

Javier Catalan

Gaffer

Enrique Cerezo

Producer

Mari Carmen Clavel

Assistant Makeup Artist

Neil Cohen

Screenwriter

Jose Tomas Cuadrado

Dressing Props

Martin Diaz

Lead Costumer

Carol L Dudley

Casting (United Kingdom)

Moctesuma Esparza

Executive Producer

Willie Estrada

Other

Sara Fernandex

Seamstress

Julio Fernández

Transportation Coordinator

Andres Garcia

Director'S Driver

Jose Luis Garcia

Dressing Props

Manuel Garcia

Production Office Driver

Mar Garcia

Producers' Secretary (Spain)

Ian Gibson

From Books ("The Assassination Of Federico Garcia Lorca" "Federico Garcia Lorca: A Life")

Tony Gil

Key Grip

Francisca Guillot

Hairdressing Supervisor

Miguel Sese Guillot

Makeup Assistant

Natalia Sese Guillot

Hairdressing Assistant

Matias Hederra

Best Boy

Andres Hernandez

Wardrobe Laborer

Eduardo Hidalgo

Art Director

Camilla-valentine Isola

Casting (Spain)

Felipe Jimenez

Doctor

Robert Katz

Executive Producer

Charlie Lazaro

Assistant Director

Jose Lopart

Electrician

Boria Machado

Set Production Assistant

Antonio Marin

Electrician

Alesandro Marni

Electrician

Miguel Angel Martin

Cashier

Pedro Mata

Location Manager (Los Angeles)

Julian Mateos

Other

Mark Mckenzie

Music

Emilia Montero

Seamstress

Joaquin Montero

Additional Costumer

Alejandro Mora

Production Office Runner

Virginia M Moreno

Other

Jose Luis Moya

Construction Buyer

Ramon Moya

Construction Manager

Fernando Munoz

Cashier

Trilby Norton

Production Coordinator

Denise O'dell

Line Producer

German Olariaga

Minibus Driver

Fernando Pacheco

Assistant Director

Gil Parrondo

Production Designer

Antonio Paton

Art Director

Manuel Pereira

Other

Faye Perkins

Production Coordinator

Juan Antonio Ramos

Screenwriter

Raul Ramos

Cableman

Leon Revuelta

Costume Designer

Leon Revuelta

Wardrobe Designer

Jaume Rosales

Other

Rodrigo Ruiz

Production Office Runner

Juan Ruiz-anchia

Director Of Photography

Jordi Sarda

Dolly Grip

Susan Senk

Publicist

Miguel Sese

Chief Makeup Artist

Paca Sese

Chief Hairdresser

Joaquin Silva

Assistant Director

Sebastian Silva

Assistant Director

Eugenia Soler

Location Manager

Rico Torres

Stills

Conchita Villa

Producers' Secretary (Usa)

Jose Manuel Villar

Wardrobe Laborer

Gerard Yubero

Other

Pablo Zomarraga

Editing Department

Marcos Zurinaga

Producer

Marcos Zurinaga

Screenwriter

Film Details

Also Known As
Lorca, Lorca: Death in Granada
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Mystery
Thriller
Political
Adaptation
Release Date
1997
Production Company
Canal Plus Espana; Corbett & Keene; Pandora Films; Raul Ramos; StudioCanal; Tristar Pictures
Distribution Company
Triumph Releasing; Cts; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment; Triumph Releasing
Location
Puerto Rico; Madrid, Spain; Grenada, Spain; United States

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 54m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Limited Release in United States September 12, 1997

Released in United States Fall September 12, 1997

Released in United States on Video January 27, 1998

Began shooting October 30, 1995.

Completed shooting early February 1996.

Released in United States on Video January 27, 1998

Limited Release in United States September 12, 1997

Released in United States Fall September 12, 1997