The Grandfather Movie Review 1998

Information and Film Reviews for The Grandfather the Movie

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Frail and nearly blind, old Count Albrit (Fernan-Gomez) returns to Spain from Peru, having lost the family's money. While he was away, the Count's only son died and from his belongings, the old man learned that his daughter-in-law was unfaithful and one of his lovely granddaughters is not his flesh-and-blood. He becomes determined to discover who is true heir, while his equally determined daughter-in-law wants to protect her children and what remains of their inheritance. Based on the novel by Benito Perez-Galdos. Spanish with subtitles.

Distribution

Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 500 S. Buena Vista St., Burbank, CA 91521-1120, Toll-free: 800-723-4763, URL: http://www.bvhe.com

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 145 minutes.
Originally from Spanish.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Growing Older, Family Ties, In-Laws, Spain
Screenplay
Jose Luis Garci, Horacio Valcarcel
Cast
Fernando Fernan-Gomez, Cayetana Guillen Cuervo, Rafael Alonso, Augustin Gonzalez
Cinematography
R(aul) P. Cubero
Director
Jose Luis Garci
Music
Manuel Balboa
Producer
Miramax Films

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