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Goya's Skull

bordeaux, france 19th century exhumation male corpse exiled artist spanish painter

Goya's Skull

Release Date: November 16, 2018

Year    :   2018
Slogan    :   «The story of Goya's lost head»
Genres    :   Documentary, History
Production Companies    :   Tourmalet Films, Marmitafilms, France 3, TVE
Director    :   Samuel Alarcón
Producers    :   Omar A. Razzak, Manuel Arango, Manuel Arango, Emmanuel Quillet, Martine Vidalenc, Mayi Gutiérrez Cobo, Mayi Gutiérrez Cobo
Writers    :   Samuel Alarcón
RunTime    :   83 mins.

Bordeaux, France, 1828. Spanish painter Francisco de Goya y Lucientes dies in his French exile on April 16th and is buried in the local cemetery. Nobody, not even his only living son, Javier, claims his body. In 1888, after years of paperwork, the Spanish consul Pereyra finally obtains permission to exhume Goya's remains with the purpose to bury them in Spain. When the crypt is opened, the gravediggers make a discovery as macabre as it is stunning…

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