House of Bernarda Alba, The DVD

DVDs - Spanish Films With English Subtitles From Latin America and Spain


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House of Bernarda Alba DVD - La Casa de Bernarda Alba movie - is a 1987 film directed by Mario Camus. Based on the play by Frederico Garcia Lorca, The House of Bernarda Alba movie tells the story of a cold-blooded provincial widow and her five adult daughters. After the death of her husband Bernada Alba puts her daughters under a rigorous mourning which does not even allow them to leave the house. She forbids her daughters to socialize with the local people she considers their social inferiors. After the death of their father, she locks them in the house for an eight-year mourning period, acquiescing only to the courtship of her eldest daughter by a mysterious nobleman. Because he is the only eligible bachelor in town, the younger sisters fall in love with him as well - with tragic consequences for the entire family. Stars Irene Gutiérrez Caba, Ana Belén, Florinda Chico and Enriqueta Carballeira. The House of Bernarda Alba DVD is Unrated, 103 minutes. In Spanish with optional English subtitles.