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"Sometimes silence is the worst lie."

The first Spanish-language production in nearly 17 years from Oscar-winning writer/director Alejandro Amenbar (The Sea Inside, The Others, Agora), WHILE AT WAR is a powerful and hugely resonant historical drama set in the first months of the Spanish Civil War, depicting how the country inexorably slid into nearly four decades of fascism under dictator Francisco Franco. Its July, 1936. Nationalist forces take to the streets of Salamanca, challenging the authority of the democratically elected Second Spanish Republic, and arresting the citys mayor for the crime of being Republican. However, the esteemed Miguel de Unamuno (Karra Elejalde) author, professor, and rector, pays the uprising little mind: for all his wisdom and experience, this great man of letters doesnt believe that his country is under imminent threat. Initially defying his friends and family by publicly supporting the rebellion, its not until his colleagues are rounded up that Miguel begins to reconsider his principles, hoping he can exert his considerable influence to bring reason before its too late Nominated for 17 Spanish Academy (Goya) Awards in 2020, including Best Picture, Director and Actor, Amenbars deeply intelligent and spectacularly mounted drama depicts a nation split between those compelled by egalitarianism, and others driven by reactionary visions of how to make Spain great again. WHILE AT WAR sounds a powerful alarm about the complexity of patriotism, the perils of neutrality and how compassion


Format: DVD
Genre: Action, History
Rating: PG
Release Date: 04 08 2021
Production Year: 2019
Run Time: 107
Languages: Spanish
Rating Advice: Coarse Language| Mild Themes And Violence
Distributor: Madman Entertainment
Directors: Alejandro Amenábar

Actors: Karra Elejalde, Eduard Fernández, Santi Prego, Nathalie Poza, Luis Bermejo, Tito Valverde, Patricia López Arnaiz, Inma Cuevas, Carlos Serrano-Clark, Luis Zahera, Ainhoa Santamaría, Mireia Rey, Luis Callejo, Dafnis Balduz, Jorge Andreu

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