January 22, 2021

Filmoteca Canaria projects 'El Ansia', fifth installment of the cycle 'The reflection of the vampire'


Filmoteca Canaria projects today, Tuesday, at 7:00 p.m., and in the Guiniguada Theater, The anxiety, Tony Scott movie that emphasizes sexual freedom and bisexuality in the vampire world. The sessions will be in original version with Spanish subtitles, with entry to two euros.

Based on Whitley Strieber's homonymous novel, it is about a vampire named Miriam Blaylock, who avoids loneliness by granting a long, but not eternal, life to her partner John. The protagonist realizes that her husband is aging and seeks the help of Dr. Roberts, who investigates aging. But both end up feeling attracted and Miriam decides to make her his new partner.

The film that premiered in 1983, stars David Bowie, Catherine Deneuve and Susan Sarandon. The anxiety I received bad criticism at the time of its premiere and did not have the expected success, but over the years it has become one of the cult movies about vampires. He director delves into the most sensual aspects about the figure of this immortal and the sexuality of his protagonist. Also, the projection also stands out for its soundtrack, which features original music by Michel Rubini and Denny Jaeger, as well as songs composed by Bauhau and Iggy Pop and classical pieces by Johann Sebastian Bach, Lo Delibes and Franz Schubert. The cycle The vampire's reflection end with the film of Drcula, by John Bradham, to be October 22 at the Guiniguada Theater.

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