Goya in Bordeaux (2000) - Rotten Tomatoes

Goya in Bordeaux (2000)

Goya in Bordeaux (2000)



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82-year-old Francisco Goya, living in exile with the last of his lovers, Leocadia Zorilla de Weiss, reconstructs the main events of his life for this daughter Rosario. One by one the mysteries surrounding the artist's life are unraveled to unveil the dreams and demons that drove him into exile and are so passionately displayed in his life works.


Francisco Rabal
as Goya (as an old man)
Maribel Verdu
as Duchess of Alba
José Coronado
as Goya (at middle age)
Cristina Espinosa
as Pepita Tudo
Saturnino Garcia
as Priest / San Antonio
Saturnino Garia
as Priest and San Antonia
Carlos Hipólito
as Juan Valdes
La Fura dels Baus
as Disasters of War Ensemble
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Critic Reviews for Goya in Bordeaux

All Critics (26) | Top Critics (5)

A plodding production.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
San Francisco Chronicle
Top Critic

Lushly photographed and grandly conceived, Carlos Saura's Goya in Bordeaux never comes alive.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
Chicago Sun-Times
Top Critic

The effort conveys the clumsy earnestness of an elaborately produced high school pageant.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 3/5
New York Times
Top Critic

Worth a look.

January 1, 2000
Top Critic

pedestrian introduction to his works and supplying some tepid amusement for his connoisseurs

January 22, 2011 | Rating: C | Full Review…
Old School Reviews

Magnificent biopic of painter, gripping and inventive

January 24, 2005 | Rating: 5/5
Classic Film and Television

Audience Reviews for Goya in Bordeaux

Not particularly memorable

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