She was the left-wing film actress who was distrusted by Spain's Fascist rulers.
Now the passionate and tragic affair between the matador and his unconventional lover has been made into a film starring Adrien Brody and Penelope Cruz - to the fury of Spain's growing lobby of anti-bullfighting campaigners, who say the glamour of Hollywood stars glorifies a cruel sport.
Sunday, October 12, 2008
Penelope Cruz Draws Fire For Bullfighting Movie
Penelope Cruz is being sharply criticized for a movie she recently starred in about bullfighting.. The movie in question is about a bullfighter from the 1940's, also stars Adrien Brody (who doesn't seem to be getting as much criticism).