Ay, Carmela!


1h 43m 1990

Brief Synopsis

Two travelling performers, both Republican supporters, inadvertently cross enemy lines and enter territory controlled by Franco's fascist forces during the last days of the Spanish Civil War.

Film Details

Also Known As
Ay, Carmela, Carmela!
MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Adaptation
Comedy
Drama
War
Release Date
1990
Production Company
Iberoamericana Films; Rafael; Televisi=n Espa±ola (TVE)
Distribution Company
MIRAMAX; Concorde Films; HBO Home Video; Iberoamericana Films; Italian International Film Srl Production; Palace Pictures; Palace Video; Prestige Films; Zeta Films
Location
Madrid, Spain

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 43m

Synopsis

Two travelling performers, both Republican supporters, inadvertently cross enemy lines and enter territory controlled by Franco's fascist forces during the last days of the Spanish Civil War.

Crew

Film Details

Also Known As
Ay, Carmela, Carmela!
MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Adaptation
Comedy
Drama
War
Release Date
1990
Production Company
Iberoamericana Films; Rafael; Televisi=n Espa±ola (TVE)
Distribution Company
MIRAMAX; Concorde Films; HBO Home Video; Iberoamericana Films; Italian International Film Srl Production; Palace Pictures; Palace Video; Prestige Films; Zeta Films
Location
Madrid, Spain

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 43m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1990

Released in United States April 5, 1991

Released in United States February 1, 1991

Released in United States January 1991

Released in United States March 1, 1991

Released in United States November 1990

Released in United States October 1990

Released in United States on Video January 8, 1992

Released in United States September 1990

Released in United States Winter February 8, 1991

Shown at London Film Festival November 8-25, 1990.

Shown at Miami Film Festival (opening film) February 1, 1991.

Shown at Mill Valley Film Festival October 4-11, 1990.

Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (in competition) August 23-September 3, 1990.

Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival January 8-13, 1991.

Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 6-15, 1990.

Film marks the debut of Miramax's Prestige distribution division.

Carmen Maura received the award for European Actress of the Year at the 1990 European Film Awards.

Film received 18 Goya awards, including best film, best director, best actress, best actor, best supporting actor and best adapted screenplay, from the Academia de las Artes y de las Ciencias Cinematograficas.

Began shooting September 26, 1989.

Completed shooting November 25, 1989.

Released in United States 1990 (Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (in competition) August 23-September 3, 1990.)

Released in United States January 1991 (Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival January 8-13, 1991.)

Released in United States on Video January 8, 1992

Released in United States February 1, 1991 (Shown at Miami Film Festival (opening film) February 1, 1991.)

Released in United States Winter February 8, 1991

Released in United States March 1, 1991 (Los Angeles)

Released in United States April 5, 1991 (Chicago)

Released in United States September 1990 (Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 6-15, 1990.)

Released in United States October 1990 (Shown at Mill Valley Film Festival October 4-11, 1990.)

Released in United States November 1990 (Shown at London Film Festival November 8-25, 1990.)