De Eso No Se Habla

De Eso No Se Habla

I Don't Want to Talk About It

102 minutes

Spanish Lesson Plan

Introduction: Introduce your students to the nuanced and thought-provoking story of "De Eso No Se Habla" with our comprehensive Spanish lesson plan. Directed by María Luisa Bemberg, this film explores themes of love, societal expectations, and personal identity, making it an excellent resource for language learning and cultural exploration.

Film Summary: Ludovico, a sophisticated world traveler who has retired to a small town, is immediately drawn to Charlotte, a much younger woman. Charlotte is the smartest and most talented woman in town, but she is also a dwarf, sheltered by her overprotective mother from the realities of life. As Ludovico and Charlotte's relationship develops, they confront societal prejudices and personal challenges, leading to unexpected turns in their journey of love and self-discovery.

Additional Details: Released in 1994, "De Eso No Se Habla" stars Marcello Mastroianni, Luisina Brando, and Alejandra Podesta. The film has been praised for its sensitive portrayal of complex themes and received acclaim for its direction and performances. The DVD includes Spanish audio with English subtitles, making it accessible for language learners.

Suggested Dates for Classroom Use:

  • March 16: Marcello Mastroianni’s birthday, celebrating the actor’s contribution to cinema
  • March 8: International Women’s Day, discussing themes of personal identity and societal expectations
  • October 5: World Teachers' Day, recognizing the film’s educational value
  • November 16: International Day for Tolerance, exploring themes of love and acceptance

Conclusion: Using "De Eso No Se Habla" in your classroom enhances language skills while providing deep insights into themes of love, societal expectations, and personal identity. This lesson plan includes structured activities, discussion questions, and cultural notes to enrich the learning experience. Created for teachers, by teachers, our comprehensive lesson plans ensure you have all the resources needed for an engaging and educational classroom experience. IMDB

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Director: María Luisa Bemberg

Cast: Marcello Mastroianni, Luisina Brando, Alejandra Podesta


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