Romance de Valentia

Sonia Herman Dolz Long documentary - 1993 - 89 min.

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Documentary about the art of bull-fighting. Some regard it as a cruel spectacle while others see it as a lofty art form. It is deeply rooted in Spanish culture and closely linked to religion, dance, music, art and commerce. The film follows the legendary career of the 20-year-old bull-fighter Enrique Ponce in the summer of 1992. This season marked a turning point in his career; he often triumphed in the largest arenas in Spain. The film also shows how little boys try to master the art of bull-fighting.


Director(s) Sonia Herman Dolz
Producer(s) Kees Ryninks
Production Company
Scorpio Film Productions LTD
Director of Photography
Ellen Kuras
Sound on Set
Nigel Chatters
Production Country