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Broken Silence

2001 1h 50m Drama List
Reviews 80% Audience Score 50+ Ratings
After leaving her rural Spanish village during the 1930s, 21-year-old Lucía (Lucía Jiménez) returns in 1944, after Gen. Franco has taken over and the country is under dictatorial rule. While there, she notices Manuel (Juan Diego Botto), a blacksmith who is part of a local Maquis resistance group that refuses to acknowledge the new government. Moved by the courage of this young man, Lucía becomes involved in the uprising, even with the danger that surrounds such a stand against Franco's regime. Read More Read Less
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Michael Speier Variety James Moll and the Shoah Visual History Foundation bring to light heartbreaking memories with the utmost class and care in Cinemax's five-part Reel Life docu series Broken Silence. Mar 2, 2019 Full Review John Leonard New York Magazine/Vulture You think you've heard and seen it all before.You haven't. Feb 2, 2018 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis After leaving her rural Spanish village during the 1930s, 21-year-old Lucía (Lucía Jiménez) returns in 1944, after Gen. Franco has taken over and the country is under dictatorial rule. While there, she notices Manuel (Juan Diego Botto), a blacksmith who is part of a local Maquis resistance group that refuses to acknowledge the new government. Moved by the courage of this young man, Lucía becomes involved in the uprising, even with the danger that surrounds such a stand against Franco's regime.
Director
Montxo Armendáriz
Producer
Puy Oria, Montxo Armendáriz
Screenwriter
Montxo Armendáriz
Production Co
United Artists
Genre
Drama
Original Language
Spanish
Release Date (Streaming)
Dec 11, 2020
Runtime
1h 50m
Sound Mix
Surround
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