Manolete: Blood & Passion (aka A Matador's Mistress) (2008) (C)
"An intimate take on a notorious real-life love story."
Academy Award winners Penelope Cruz and Adrien Brody star in this epic true story based on the legendary bull-fighter, famously known as Manolete.
Despite his immense popularity and stardom, Manolete (Brody) lives a quiet and reserved life until he meets the beautiful Lupe Sino (Cruz).
Going against the warnings of those closest to him, he risks everything to pursue his new love, resulting in a whirlwind of passion and tragedy. -- (C) VVS Films, 2008, Spain/UK/France/USA/Germany.
Starring Adrien Brody and Penelope Cruz.
Directed by Menno Meyjes.
Based on a true story.
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