Release dateMay 1996 (1996-05) Initial releaseApril 10, 1997 (Netherlands) CastCarmelo Gómez (Ángel Bengoelxeo), Emma Suárez (Ángela), Karra Elejalde (Patricio), Silke (Mari), Nancho Novo (Julio), Txema Blasco (Tomás) Similar moviesBasic Instinct, From Dusk Till Dawn, Z for Zachariah, Eyes Wide Shut, Lolita, The Piano
Earth (Spanish: Tierra) is a 1996 Spanish film directed by Julio Medem, starring Carmelo Gómez and Emma Suárez. It was entered into the 1996 Cannes Film Festival.
The story centres on a small rural town whose wine industry is being plagued by grubs in the soil. Ángel (played by Gómez), an exterminator recently released from mental hospital, arrives to deal with the pests and becomes involved with two of the local women.