Oscar Movies: Amor Brujo, El (1967)


Rovira Beleta's film was Spain's entry for the Foreign Oscar, a tragic Gypsy romantic tale told in song and dance, and accompanied by music from Manuel de Falla.

Oscar Nominations
: 1

Foreign-Language Film

Oscar Awards

Oscar Context

In 1967, Jiri Menzel's Czech film “Closely Watched Trains” won the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar over “El Amor Brujo” from Spain, “I Even Met Happy Gypsies” from Yugoslavia, “Live for Life from France,” and “Portrait of Chieko” from Japan.