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Andrucha Waddington

LOPE

Status: Completed

Director(s): Andrucha Waddington

Main cast: Alberto Ammann, Leonor Watling, Pilar L³pez de Ayala

Short synopsis : Andrucha Waddington’s spectacular romantic epic tells the incredible story of the life and loves of immortal dramatist and incorrigible adventurer Lope de Vega y Carpio…

Long synopsis : “16th Century Spain. Gifted young playwright Lope de Vega returns to Madrid from the war filled with ambition, eager to live, to write, to make his dreams a reality. Penniless, he is forced to work as a humble copyist. Lope falls for Elena, his boss’sravishing daughter. Her well-connected father, who runs the most successful theatre troupe in the city, would never approve of the liaison, so the affair is kept secret. But Elena has another secret: she’salready married. When Lope finds out, he asks her to end her marriage and make their love public. Elena refuses. Wounded, he is tempted to play along with the one woman who can bring his vision to the stage, but his passion burns stronger than his ambition, and he publicly exposes the hypocrisy of Elena and her father. Furious, they accuse him of slander. With the law on his heels, Lope must flee. Only his rediscovered childhood friend, the beautiful Isabel, can help Lope. But she too has a secret “ she’sin love with him. And if she is to help him, she has her own conditions¦ she must go with him. As they travel the road to freedom together, Lope discovers his own true love. But fate is not yet finished with him¦ Andrucha Waddington’sspectacular romantic epic recounts the incredible story of the life and loves of immortal dramatist and incorrigible adventurer Lope de Vega y Carpio…

Cast

  • Alberto Ammann, Leonor Watling, Pilar L³pez de Ayala, Ramon Pujol, Antonio de la Torre, Juan Diego

Crew

  • Producer(s): Mercedes Gamero, Jordi Gasull, Edmon Roch, Tadeo Villalba hijo
  • Director(s): Andrucha Waddington
  • Screenplay: Jordi Gasull, Ignacio del Moral
  • DP: Ricardo Della Rosa
  • Editing: Sérgio Mekler
  • Original Music: Fernando Vel¡zquez
  • Set Design: Lilly Kilvert, César Macarr³n
  • Genre(s): Adventure, Drama, Historical Drama, Romance

  • Production company: IKIRU FILMS S.L.
  • Production date: 2010
  • Language: Spanish
  • Duration: 106 min

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