Little Ashes (2008)

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The 1920s were one of the highlights of Spanish culture, and in this Spanish version of Brideshead Revisited we are told the story of three of its most significant protagonists; painter Salvador Dalí, poet Federico Garcia Lorca and filmmaker Luis Buñuel.
Dalí and Lorca spend an idyllic summer at Dalí’s home town of Cadaqués, and there are also brief interludes when Lorca visits his native Granada, and we can see the pastoral tranquillity of the area and a brief twilight shot of the Alhambra Palace.
The twilight tranquillity is of course briefly ruffled when Lorca is taken out and shot.
Speaking of ‘twilight’, Dalí is played by none other than blood-sucking Robert Pattison, the only Briton in a completely Spanish cast.
The film is named after a Dalí painting: ‘Cenicitas’.