Tag Archives: Ana Murugarren

Movie Review: ‘The Bastards’ Fig Tree’ (2017): Can We Escape Our Violent Pasts?

We’ve all heard the expression, “Violence begets violence.” It’s true enough, but there’s a flip side to that coin. Ana Murugarren’s The Bastards’ Fig Tree (AKA La Higuera de los Bastardos), which was based on Ramiro Pinilla’s eponymous novel, looks at how political violence can drastically transform somebody from an …

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‘The Bastards Fig Tree’ Trailer and Poster Release

The Bastards Fig Tree

Dark Star Pictures will premiere the Spanish Civil War whimsical comedy The Bastards Fig Tree in theaters this May. Check out the poster, trailer, and details down below. Holding its World Premiere at Fantastic Fest this fall, Ana Murugarren’s genre-meshing masterpiece provides a fresh, magical exploration of the horrors of the …

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