MORIR EN MADRID

Frankreich, Spanien 1963 – Director: Frédéric Rossif – Original language:

On the eve of the Second World War, a fascist putsch gave rise to a totalitarian battle of ideologies in Spain. With archive images that the director Rossif surreptitiously obtained from the Franco regime’s censors, MORIR EN MADRID is a comprehensive chronicle of one of the 20th century’s greatest tragedies. Pablo Bücheler

 

Production: Ancinex. Producer: Nicole Stéphane. Length: 85 min.

No youth rating

 

Frédéric Rossif 

Frédéric Rossif (1922-1990) was an award-winning French director, screenwriter, photographer and documentary filmmaker. In 1966, he was nominated for an Academy Award in the Best Documentary category for MORIR EN MADRID.

Filmography

PORTRAIT: ORSON WELLES, FR 1968, 41 min. 
AS FAR AS LOVE CAN GO, FR 1971, 90 min.

 

Retrospective: Franquismo in Spain

Franco's legacy – for a long time a culturally untouched, nationwide trauma that has become a defining part of Spanish identity. We present six films from four decades of facing and coping with Franquismo.


This project has been possible with the support of Acción Cultural Española (AC/E).

 

 

#True Crime #Sol Y Sombra #Reality in Black&White #Looking back: Coping with the Past

Retrospektive 2022
  • Thursday
    05/05/22
    19:00
    Instituto Cervantes
    Original with English subtitles
  • Wednesday
    05/11/22
    18:00
    Filmmuseum
    Original with English subtitles