DVD 90 mins IMDB 6.8
1919, crónica del alba
Suevia Films (1983)
In Collection
#319

Seen It:
Yes
Spain  /  Spanish

Miguel Molina
Cristina Marsillach Isabel
Walter Vidarte
Saturno Cerra
Concha Leza
Alfred Lucchetti
Fernando Sancho
José Antonio Correa
Marisa de Leza Doña Julia
Concha Hidalgo

Director Antonio José Betancor
Producer Carlos Escobedo; Javier Moro
Writer Antonio José Betancor; Carlos Escobedo

In 1939, José Garcés is in French prison camp after the defeat of Spain's Republicans. To entertain and inspire his fellow prisoners, he tells the story of becoming a man in 1919, the year he realized that learning to live is the same as learning to die. His stiff and demanding father loses a fortune in German war bonds, takes a job in Caspe, and leaves José on his own in Zaragoza to finish high school while apprenticing in a pharmacy. José courts his beloved Valentina via letters, becomes intimate with Isabel, a maid he meets in a cinema who shares his ideas of free love, and comes under the influence of El Checa, an anarchist and gentle teacher who leads a doomed revolt. Written by {jhailey@hotmail.com} (IMDB)

Edition Details
Distributor Suevia Films
Barcode 843179710017
Region 0
Screen Ratio 1.33:1
Subtitles English; Spanish
Nr of Disks/Tapes 1
Personal Details
Purchase Price $23.99
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