In this episode, Rosa and Cat discuss three films featuring Mexican-American actor and two-time Academy Award winner, Anthony Quinn:
LAWRENCE OF ARABIA (1962)
Lawrence, a lieutenant in the British Army, is asked by Colonel Brighton to moderately assess Faisal, their ally. Lawrence is impressed with Faisal and seeks his help to plan an attack on the enemy.
ZORBA THE GREEK (1964)
An uptight English writer traveling to Crete, on a matter of business, finds his life changed forever when he meets the gregarious Alexis Zorba.
LUST FOR LIFE (1956)
The revered Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh possesses undeniable talent, but he is plagued by mental problems and frustrations with failure. Supported by his brother, Theo, the tormented Van Gogh eventually leaves Holland for France, where he meets volatile fellow painter Paul Gauguin and struggles to find greater inspiration.
Revisit our previous episode about the film, Viva Zapata, that also stars Anthony Quinn: https://latinxlens.libsyn.com/5-viva-zapata-mucho-mucho-amor-and-inmate-1-the-rise-of-danny-trejo