A Private Function (1984) c.1947

https://youtu.be/j4MP7TEziRw   In a small Northern English town in 1947 the citizens endure continuing food rationing. Some local businessmen want to hold a party to celebrate the royal wedding of Princess Elizabeth to Prince Philip and illegally decide to raise a pig for that occasion. However, the pig gets stolen by Gilbert Chilvers (Michael Palin), … Read moreA Private Function (1984) c.1947

The Matador’s Mistress 2008 (aka Manolete)

  The Menno Meyjes directed drama stars Adrien Brody as Spanish bullfighter Manolete, in a film that covers his late life love affair with actress Lupe Sino (Penélope Cruz) before he was gored to death in the bull ring. Sino’s communist politics turned their affair into a scandal in the early 1940s, especially after discovering … Read moreThe Matador’s Mistress 2008 (aka Manolete)