Belle Epoque

TitleBelle Epoque
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1994
AuthorsTrueba, Fernando
Running Time109 minutes
Date Released12/1994
DistributorSony Pictures Classics
CountryUnited States
Publication Languagespanish, french

An Oscar winner for Best Foreign Language Film, Belle Epoque portrays the brief period of tranquility between the dawn of the Second Spanish Republic and the Spanish Civil War. A young army deserter finds himself in the company of a warm, happy, and beautiful family. He falls in love with the four daughters of his new friend. 


Jorge Sanz

Penélope Cruz

Fernando Fernán Gómez

Miriam Díaz Aroca

Ariadna Gil

Maribel Verdú


Produced by Fernando Trueba

Directed by Fernando Trueba

Written by Rafael Azcona, José Luis García Sánchez, and Fernando Trueba

Cinematography by José Luis Alcaine

Edited by Carmen Frías

Music by Antoine Duhamel, Guillermo Fernández-Shaw, and Federico Romero


War, Comedy

Original PublicationBelle époque
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