El gato montés
The Wildcat


Fiction. A good-natured gypsy has been in love with a woman since she was a child, but she abandons him to go with a famous bullfighter. Then he becomes a fearsome bandit in order to get her back.

Adaptation of the zarzuela by Manuel Penella.

Rosario Pi

Rosario Pi was born in Barcelona in 1899. She was a Catalan director, producer and screenwriter. With her debut feature, El gato montés, she became one of the pioneers of Spanish cinema. Her second work as a director was the movie Molinos de viento. Under the production company she created and directed, Star Films, she produced the first three autochthonous sound films by Edgar Neville, Benito Perojo and Fernando Delgado, prestigious directors of the time.

In collaboration with 8madrid TV

Thursday, October 28th, 2021. 6:45 pm.
8madrid TV

Section: Films by Women at 8madrid TV

Year of Production: 1935

Running Time: 89′

Country: Spain

Language: Spanish

Director: Rosario Pi

Cast: Pablo Hertogs, María del Pilar Lebrón, Mapy Cortés, Víctor Merás, Joaquín Valle and Juan Barajas

Production Companies:  CIFESA and Star Film


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