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nun spanish civil war (1936-39) anarchist


Release Date: April 19, 1996

Year    :   1996
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   War, Drama, History
Production Companies    :   Academy Pictures, Canal+ España, Erato Films, Lolafilms
Director    :   Vicente Aranda
Producers    :   Andrés Vicente Gómez, Fernando de Garcillán, Carmen Liaño
Writers    :   Vicente Aranda, Antonio Rabinad
RunTime    :   125 mins.

At the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, the nun Maria is forced to flee her convent. She takes refuge in a brothel, until it is liberated by a woman's anarchist group. Maria joins the group and eventually goes to the front. The women's group faces the problems of fighting not only the nationalists, but also factions on the left seeking to impose a more traditional military structure.

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