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Spring 1936, a young unemployed communist, David, leaves his hometown Liverpool to join the fight against fascism in Spain. He joins an international group of Militia-men and women, the POUM (Partido Obrero de Unificación Marxista). After being wounded he goes to Barcelona, where he decides to join another group of fighters. They remain in Barcelona and end up fighting other anti-fascist groups. David is disappointed and decides to go back to his old band. Written by
Walter de Rijk <W.C.A.de.Rijk@let.uva.nl>
I've seen all of the movies he made for cinema, and this one is my favourite. Political, clever, touching, funny, wonderful actors (I wonder how come Ian Hart isn't more famous) and great directing. As my grand father had to flee from Spain in 1939, i can only regret that this movie wasn't released before my grand father died.
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