José Val del Omar (Granada 1904 – Madrid 1982) represents the link between the historical avant-garde (played largely by the films of Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dalí in the 30s) and the experimental and modern film of the 70s and 80s.
Crucial work is the one shown at the National Museum of Sculpture. It is included on the elemental Triptych of Spain, Fuego en Castilla (1958-1960), premiered at the 1961 Cannes Film Festival. Salto de línea It sets up the central and most complex movement of the great symphony of Val del Omar: Mystic or, as he described himself, mecha-mystic thanks to technology. The Flamenco rhythms of Vicente Escudero sound along the Museum of Valladolid. He makes the woods dance and sets fire to them in front of the amazed spectators.