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Salvador (Puig Antich) (2006)

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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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 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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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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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 »

Company Credits

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Future Films, Mediapro See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

At a certain point (rather early) in the movie, the song "Eimaste Dyo" ("We Are Two") by Mikis Theodorakis is heard, not with Greek lyrics though. The song was written during (and lyrically refers to) the common imprisonment (and the tortures accompanying it) of Mikis Theodorakis and Andreas Lentakis, during the dictatorship period in Greece (1967-1974). See more »

Quotes

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

Edited from Ogro (1979) See more »

Soundtracks

Shangrila
Written by Borja Penalba and Lluís Llach
Performed by Borja Penalba
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great movie!!!
27 December 2006 | by ilaria-5See all my reviews

I was really caught by the story - a story which I didn't know, and which is hardly known outside Spain and even Catalogne, as the director explained in a festival here in Italy where the film was presented. The last years of life of Salvador Puig Antich, the Spanish anarchic activist, who became the last prisoner of the Franchist regime to be executed. The rhythm is fantastic, energetic and dynamic, thanks to a very suggestive photography and the use of vivid images. The music supports the high tone of the events. The last part involves the spectator in a "crescendo" of emotions, slowing down the rhythm while approaching to the inevitable end. No political claims, no moralistic lessons. A well shot, thrilling, emotional movie!


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