I saw this movie as part of Jewish Latin American Films @ Skirball Museum of Los Angeles. As one who has some background in Holocaust related history, the biography of this person, Gilberto Bosques, was a complete revelation to me. I am truly baffled why he and his significant diplomatic career have been largely overlooked in English language sources; I hope that is not the case within his own Spanish speaking sources. I was intrigued enough to follow up once I was home and discovered that he has not been honored as a Righteous Gentile in Yad Vashem, although even the Raoul Wallenburg Foundation questions this obvious oversight. I wish more people had access to seeing this exceptional film that explores the life of an exceptional man who modestly maintained "I followed the policy of my country, helping, giving material and moral support to the heroic advocates of the Spanish Republic, of the brave paladins of the struggle against Hitler, Mussolini, Franco, Petain and Laval." Run, don't walk to see this life affirming biography sensitively directed by Lillian Liberman.
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