Saturday June 12 marks the centenary of the birth of the Valencian filmmaker Luis García Berlanga and an institutional event will take place at the Palau de la Generalitat. About a hundred activities are part of l ‘Any Berlanga that begins this June and lasts until June 2022.
In the Valencian Community Window we have talked for a few minutes with your son Jose Luis Garcia Berlanga, who for his work at the head of the restaurant specialized in rice in Madrid, named Berlanga, will not be able to attend the institutional event, but “his brother will be representing the family,” as he explained.
He has been moved by all the affection and the large number of acts, tributes and exhibitions that are going to take place this Berlanga Year, although he admits that his father “would not have liked anything, because he never wanted to die.”
Of all the acts, it stands out that the most emotional has undoubtedly been to open the Caja de Las Letras, at the Cervantes Institute, where the unpublished script of the fourth installment of his trilogy was Long live Russia! . Although he sees it difficult to shoot, he also believes that “everything is possible on this earth.” He acknowledges that reading the first scenes has been fun and emotional, and you could only imagine actors like José Luis López Vázquez as protagonists …