Jorge and Enrique are two performers in the post Spanish Civil War times that adopt an orphan child called Miguel. With a varieties company that travels around the country, Jorge and Enrique see the horrors left by the war meanwhile the "Nationals" watch Jorge and the rest of the company suspecting that some of them collaborate with the Republicans, opposite to the Franco Regime. Written by
Soñar forma parte del viaje. Reír...una elección [To dream is part of the travel. To laugh...an election]
Did You Know?
The events of the movie are based on real stories that Emilio Aragón heard in the middle 90's during the production of Médico de familia
(1995) TV series. Veteran actors who did guest appearances in the family show told experiences lived in the Francoist Regime (1939-1975) in the set about the life in these years. Aragón compiled all it later, mixing to create the plot of the movie. See more
When the company goes to play to the theater in the small town, part of the act is the Sabre Dance, from Khachaturian's Gayane. However, Gayane was completed in 1942, while the action in the film takes place at most in March 1940, one year after the end of the Spanish Civil War. See more
Music by Emilio Aragón
Lyrics by Emilio Aragón
and Emilio Aragón 'Miliki'
(as Emilio Aragón Bermúdez)
Performed by Carmen Machi See more