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‘Amantes‘ is the Goya Award Winner for Best Film and Best Director, which also received the Silver Bear at the Berlinale to Victoria Abril in 1991. This masterpiece was screened in 35mm format thanks to ICAA.
Based on a real crime that took place in the 1940s, this is a film of intrigue, passions and strong erotic content.
It is the story of a young man who, having just completed his military service, looks for work to earn money and marry his girlfriend. While he is looking for work, he takes lodgings in the house of a widow, with whom he begins to have a sexual relationship. From this moment, the main character enters an internal struggle between his two loves.