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Salvador (2006)

Salvador (Puig Antich) (original title)
A profile of anarchist and bank-robber Salvador Puig Antich, whose 1974 execution under the dictatorship of Francisco Franco ushered in a period of unrest that helped Spain transition to democracy.

Director:

Manuel Huerga
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Daniel Brühl ... Salvador Puig Antich
Tristán Ulloa ... Oriol Arau
Leonardo Sbaraglia ... Jesús
Joel Joan ... Oriol
Celso Bugallo ... Pare Salvador
Mercedes Sampietro ... Mare Salvador
Olalla Escribano Olalla Escribano ... Imma
Carlota Olcina ... Carme
Bea Segura Bea Segura ... Montse
Andrea Ros ... Merçona
Jacob Torres ... Petit
Pablo Derqui ... Jordi
Oriol Vila ... Ignasi
Simon Bellouard Simon Bellouard ... Sebas
William Miller ... Cri-Cri
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Storyline

A profile of anarchist and bank-robber Salvador Puig Antich, whose 1974 execution under the dictatorship of Francisco Franco ushered in a period of unrest that helped Spain transition to democracy.

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Trivia

Manuel Huerga chose Daniel Brühl, whose mother is Spanish, to play Salvador because he didn't want to tell a Spanish story, but a universal drama. This was the first time Brühl filmed in Barcelona, his place of birth. See more »

Quotes

Jesús: They've assassinated Carrero Blanco.
Salvador Puig Antich: That bomb killed me as well.
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Connections

References The 400 Blows (1959) See more »

Soundtracks

Noia de porcelana
Written & Performed by Pau Riba (as Pau Riba Muuu)
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unnecessary display of violence
24 June 2007 | by llaneroSee all my reviews

I don't disagree with the view that the subject is quite appropriate for a movie but displays quite gruesome violence, almost senseless for an artistic product. The scenes leading to the execution of the sentence are particularly distressing are particularly lengthy, the sentence itself is really perturbing for such a kind of movie. Other than that the movie is supposed to accurately reflect the violent times around 1970 in the Western World, and hopefully does achieve that target. Have to admit that, however, good acting and good direction are displayed throughout the movie, the main weakness of the movie can be found in the script only.


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Country:

Spain | UK

Language:

Catalan | Spanish | French

Release Date:

15 September 2006 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Salvador See more »

Filming Locations:

Andorra See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,445,943
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Future Films, Mediapro See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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