The battle for Belchite in the civil war was particularly fierce and Franco himself promised to build “a beautiful and spacious new town as a reward for unprecedented heroism.” The old Belchite could have been rebuilt; it was not completely ruined. But this was about something else: the eradication of reality – the result: amnesia. Elena Álvarez Lutz
We present the German premiere of the film.
English/Original Title: LA PROMESSE DE FRANCO. Writer: Marc Weymuller. Camera: Xavier Arpino. Sound: Marc Weymuller. Editing: Marc Weymuller. Music: Bruno Fleutelot. Production: Association Le Tempestaire. Producer: Simon Gillet. Length: 123 min. International Sales: Association Le Tempestaire. Distribution: Association Le Tempestaire.