Amor Brujo, El (Bewitched Love) (1967): Spain’s Foreign Language Oscar Nominee

Spaniard Rovira Beleta’s El Amor Brujo (Bewitched Love) is set to the music of the composer Manuel de Falla, telling the tragic story of a gypsy love in song and dance.

Oscar Nominations: 1
Best Foreign Language Film
Oscar Context:
The winner of the Best Foreign Language was the Czech entry, “Closely Watched Trains,” by Jiri Menzel.
The other nominees were: “I Even Met Happy Gypsies” from Yugoslavia, “Live for Life” from France, and “Portrait of Cheiko” from Japan.