Migrant and Diasporic Cinema in Contemporary Europe

Migrant and Diasporic Cinema in Contemporary Europe

La fuente amarilla / The Yellow Fountain

Miguel Santesmases(1999)


Genre: Thriller/Mystery/Crime
Language: Spanish and Chinese (English subtitles)

Thriller-style narrative that follows a Spanish young man as he gets entangled in a complicated web of events after meeting a mixed-race girl (born of Spanish father and Chinese mother) who wants to find out information about her mother. The film was very controversial, because of its criminalisation of the Chinese immigrant community.

Keywords: Spanish immigration film; Chinese in Spain; female protagonist; mixed-race character; interracial romance; criminality.

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