CALANDA (1966)

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    Spain France

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    Non Fiction


An account of the ceremony which takes place for a day from noon on Good Friday at Calanda near Teruel, Spain. A legend states that when Christ died there was a great thunder storm and accordingly the inhabitants beat drums until they drop from exhaustion.

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