Franco's promise

A film by Marc Weymuller

2013

Documentary, 123 mn

Production : Les Films de l'Avalée (France) / Pantalla Partida (Spain)

La vérité historique n'est pas... ce qui se passe; c'est ce que nous pensons qui s'est passé.

Jorge Luis BORGES – Fictions (1944).

Belchite, Aragon, is an emblematic town of the collective amnesia that struck Spain after the civil war. Today, the injured memory of the population is getting lost among the ruins of the old village, destroyed after the fratricidal fightings of the civil war and the streets of the new village, built by Franco...   Exposed to their fathers' silence, the children are wondering. Facing the rubble, each and every one tells his or her own story...

International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam 2014  - Holanda
Festival du film documentaire Traces de Vies 2014 - Colombia
Festival Aux Ecrans du Réel 2014 - Francia
Festival de Cinéma de la ville de Québec 2014 - Canadá
Festival de Cine de Bogota 2014 - Colombia
Festival International Cinéma et Mémoire Commune de Nador 2015 - Marueccos
Urban Eye Film Fest - Bucarest 2016 - Romania
15th Muestra de Cine Rural de Dos Torres 2017 - Spain

© 2019 - Association Le tempestaire / La Constellation des Intranquilles