VIVA LA MUERTE(Long Live Death) centers on Fando (Mahdi Chaouch), a young boy whosefather has been arrested for treason during the Spanish civil war. Fandostruggles with his father`s arrest, and in a shocking moment discovers a letterin which his mother admits to betraying his father. His mother convinces himthat his father committed suicide in prison, but Fando doubts this and attemptsto discover the true fate of his father.
The debut film of Spanish playwright Fernando Arrabal, VIVA LA MUERTEis a surreal tour-de-force considered by many critics to be the pinnacle ofSpanish avant-garde filmmaking. Fueled with surreal images of violence,sexuality and biting political commentary, the film posits Arrabal as oneof the preeminent Spanish-language surrealists alongside Luis Bu�uel andAlejandro Jodorowsky.
- NTSC All Region
- New Digital Transfer
- Interview with Fernando Arrabal
- Theatrical Trailer
- Anamorphic Widescreen
- Uncut/Unrated version