The first same-sex marriage in Spain to take place after the Roman Imperial era occurred on 8 June 1901. Two women, Marcela Gracia Ibeas and Elisa Sanchez Loriga, attempted to get married in A Coruña (Galicia, Spain). 1885. They meet at the school where they both study. What begins as a close friendship ends in a romantic relationship that they must keep secret. Marcela's parents are suspicious and send her abroad for a couple of years. When she returns, the reunion with Elisa is magical and they decide to share a life together. Now the focus of social pressure and gossip, they decide to map out a plan. Elisa will leave town for a time in order to come back disguised as Mario and be able to marry Marcela. But nothing will be that easy for this forbidden love.
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The film mentions that the action happens in the Chubut Province in 1925.
The Province was created thirty years later; the administrative division name in 1925 was "Chubut National territory" See more
During the end credits, photos of real-life lesbian couples are shown. See more
Unha noite na eira do trigo
Performed by Adrián Lareo Parada and Alberto Barreiro Docampo See more