5th November 2003




Pedro Almodóvar’s dark and controversial film ‘Matador’ will be shown at the University of Lincoln next week as part of an ongoing series of Spanish and Latin American cinema.


Antonio Banderas stars as a former matador, obsessed with death, who confesses to a series of murders. The matador’s lawyer (Assumpta Serna) is a serial killer who is similarly fixated by death.


When the matador and the attorney meet a dance of death commences, each circling the other like bull and matador, each recognizing the other’s propensities, each fighting to resist the passion which will lead them both towards certain death at the other’s hands.


An explicit, stylish black comedy from Spain, ‘Matador’ will be screened at 7pm on Monday 10th November in the Jackson Lecture Theatre in the main academic building at the Brayford Pool campus.


All films in the series are in Spanish or Portuguese with English subtitles.


Admission is free and members of the public are welcome to attend.


For more information on the screening contact: Andrew Daglish on Lincoln 886344.


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For more information contact: Jez Ashberry, Press and Media Relations Manager

University of Lincoln

Tel: 01522 886042

email: jashberry@lincoln.ac.uk


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