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El fotógrafo de Mauthausen (2018)

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Based on real events, Francesc Boix is a Spaniard inmate in the Nazi concentration camp of Mauthausen in Austria who tries to save the evidences of the horrors committed inside its walls.

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Mar Targarona
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mario Casas ... Francesc Boix
Richard van Weyden ... Paul Ricken
Alain Hernández ... Valbuena
Adrià Salazar Adrià Salazar ... Anselmo
Eduard Buch Eduard Buch ... Fonseca
Stefan Weinert ... Franz Ziereis
Nikola Stojanovic Nikola Stojanovic ... Bonarewitz
Nikola Stojanovic ... Bonarewitz
Rubén Yuste Rubén Yuste ... Rosales
Frank Feys ... Popeye
Marc Rodríguez Marc Rodríguez ... Enfermero
Albert Mora Albert Mora ... Músico
Joan Negrié Joan Negrié ... Lejías
Luka Peros ... Karl Schulz
Rainer Reiners ... Poschacher
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Storyline

1943. With the World War II in the maximum exchange of hostilities, life is too merciless and cruel for the inmates who live in the camp of Mauthausen, where between others they are the soldiers who fought and lost in the Spanish Civil War, exiled from Spain by General Franco after to won the war, considering them as no men's land and gifted to Third Reich as free workforce. In this scenery of eternal horror and brutality caused by the Nazis and the Kapos (violent inmates who work as guards to keep the order), young Francesc Boix tries to survive in the camp working as photographer being Paul Ricken's right-hand, Mauthausen's warden. Boix's daily life taking photos, talking with another inmates as Balbuena and Fonseca and making files of the dead inmates who died in failed escapes changes after to realize in an amateur radio created by them that the Third Reich have loss against Soviet Army in the Battle of Stalingrad. Fearing that Ricken and the rest of the Nazis make disappear all ... Written by Chockys

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish | German

Release Date:

26 October 2018 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

El fotógrafo de Mauthausen See more »

Filming Locations:

Budapest, Hungary See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,701,645
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Trivia

Mario Casas lost 15kg (33 lbs) to prepare for his role as Francesc Boix. See more »

Goofs

A perfect example how once solidified cliches tend to multiply themselves. The Graflex reporter camera was used by American photojournalists in the 1930-1950s and they became iconic in Hollywood movies. But why should they be used in Germany, the country leading the photographic industry worldwide for almost a century before and another 20 years after WWII? They produced and used their own gear that was nr. 1 in quality and had not why to use the crude Graflex. Besides, the specific Graflex model used in this movie is one produced after the war. See more »

Quotes

Francesc Boix: [Looking at the Head of Medusa painting] I like it.
Paul Ricken: Be careful. It used to turn onlookers to stone. I like having some artists as references.
Francesc Boix: I prefer taking pictures of reality.
Paul Ricken: Reality doesn't exist, Franz. It all depends on the point of view. Don't forget it.
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Referenced in Lo siguiente: Mario Casas (2018) See more »

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Worth the time
25 February 2019 | by rillerqueirozSee all my reviews

Interesting point of view, and stunning story. Most of it because most WWII movies is about America's victory above Germany. In this movie you can see the Spanish suffering during the war. And also is a true story, fact that makes the movie greater.


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