Cinema: Nutty-Fruity

The Lovers of Teruel is two movies in four styles.

The movies:

> A ballet based on a Spanish legend.

> The story of three gypsies (Ludmilla Tcherina, Milenko Banovitch, Milko Sparemblek) who live the legend as they dance it.

The styles:

> The here-comes-the-circus style of commedia dell' arte—the joint is jumping with dwarfs and zanies, harlequins and saltimbancos.

>The weepy-creepy style of romantic tragedy—the sets are smeared with ghastly blues and bilious greens, the ear is assailed with suffering violins and preposterously exalted sentiments: "What good is my body if you cannot have my...

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