When the Spanish Republic is declared in 1931, three brothers go separate ways. One, a priest, is killed by leftists. One, a member of the government, betrays his family's traditional ...

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José Churruca
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Marisol Mendoza
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Pedro Churruca
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Isabel Churruca
Rosina Mendía ...
Isabel Acuña de Churruca
Pilar Soler ...
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Julio Rey de las Heras ...
Pedro Churruca's Father (as Julio Rey)
Luis Arroyo ...
Jaime Churruca
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Luis Echevarría
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Señor Echevarría
Mercedes Llofríu ...
Isabel Churruca, niña (as Merceditas Llofriú)
Eduardo González ...
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Consuelo Loygorri ...
Luis' Daughter (as Consuelito Loygorri)
Ángel Martínez ...
Pedro Churruca, niño
Francisco Camoiras ...
José Churruca, niño (as Paquito Camoiras)
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When the Spanish Republic is declared in 1931, three brothers go separate ways. One, a priest, is killed by leftists. One, a member of the government, betrays his family's traditional ideals. The third fights on the side of Franco to defend them.

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10 November 1942 (Portugal)  »

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Espíritu de una raza  »

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The film was re-release in July 3 1950 with a new title, "Espíritu de una raza", and six minutes less of footage. Since Spain was by then an US ally, Franco's censors decided to cut all the scenes containing fascist salutes and add some dialogues to underline the anti-communist sense of the movie, instead of its former totalitarian spirit. See more »

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Very interesting. Indispensable.
20 May 2002 | by (valencia. sp) – See all my reviews

Very interesting work to know the point of view of spanish national ideology. Franco supposedly wrote the script of this mediocre film. Indispensable to understand certain things of the Spanish Civil War.




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