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The Quince Tree Sun  (El sol del membrillo)
 
 

Directed by Victor Erice, Spain 1992
134 mins. Spanish dialogue with English sub-titles

WINNER : PRIX DU JURY AT 1992 CANNES FILM FESTIVAL

 
Summary:
 

Spanish artist, Antonio López, tries to make a perfect painting of the quince tree in his garden, struggling to capture a perfect, fleeting moment of beauty on canvas, and the film meticulously chronicles his work. One of the best films about painting by a great film-maker.  Winner of Jury Prize at 1992 Cannes Film Festival.

 
What the Critics say:
 
"A truly magnificent film ... visually extraordinary, funny, touching and quite unlike anything else."  (Geoff Andrew - Time Out)

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