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Musical numbers are followed by a poem, now read by the lieutenant. Laura rated it liked it May 19, No trivia or quizzes yet.

Carmela, increasingly irritated by the mockery of the Republic and enervated by the presence of the Polish soldiers, gradually loses heart in her performance, and her frustration at the mockery of the ideals she holds dear seethes to the surface jeopardizing the credibility of the parody.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. To ask other readers questions about Ay, Carmela! The fourth and final act is a ‘tableau vivant’ in which Carmela represents justice while Paulino brandishes the republican flag and they sing a song of freedom.

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Ay Carmela de José Sanchis Sinisterra

The scene comes to a climax as Carmela starts singing ‘Ay Carmela’ and lowers the sinnisterra flag to expose her breasts in defiance of the earlier cries of ‘Whore! El Lector Por Horas es fenominal! In a number which gives full scope to all the possible sexual innuendos the audience cares to imagine, Carmela invites the doctor to insert his thermometer in sjnisterra, to which he refuses, making the excuse that it is broken.

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Ñaque. ¡Ay, Carmela! by José Sanchis Sinisterra

Cultural routes Cities, towns and villages Fiestas and traditions Artists and creators Outstanding works. Carmela befriends a fellow prisoner: Irina Tretiak rated it liked it Jan 30, Amidst the chaos of the Spanish Civil War, they are in the town of Montejoentertaining republican troops with their variety show.

Portal for the promotion of Spanish culture. When they are surprised by the Franco troops they have to improvise a theatrical performance in honour of the fascist army, which ends in tragedy. Share Add to favourites. Original title Ay Carmela.

joose In this simplistic parody, Paulino plays a gay republican doctor who is visited by a female patient, the Spanish Republic, played by Carmela. Matilde Liverani rated it it was amazing Sep 05, Preview — Ay, Carmela!

Ñaque. ¡Ay, Carmela!

The film was selected as the Spanish entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 63rd Academy Awardsbut was not accepted as a nominee.

She claims that she has been made pregnant by a Russian lover, played by Gustavete. Aerys rated it really sinixterra it Apr 06, Interactive map All cultural resources at a glance. A deceptively simple text, but no less poignant, unnerving and thought-provoking.


Un Perogrullo rated it really liked it Dec 03, Return to Book Page. Esther rated it really liked it Mar 18, The presence of the Polish prisoners, who have been brought to witness a mockery of their ideals, greatly upsets Carmela, and she initially refuses to perform a number involving the republican flag. Heather rated it really liked it Dec 03, Published July 18th by Espasa first published Rui Alves rated it did not like it Mar 08, Ozan rated it it was amazing Jul 23, In an atmosphere of mounting tension and terror, some of the prisoners are taken away to be shot.

As the planes fly overhead, Paulino reads a poem by Antonio Machado which introduces a note of patriotic fervour in accordance with republican feeling in Open Preview See a Problem?

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Structurally, the show is largely similar to the one they used to perform for the republican troops.