Freedomfighters (1996)

Director
Vicente Aranda

Main cast
Ana Belén; Victoria Abril; Ariadna Gil; Miguel Bosé

Genres
War, Drama, History

Description
At the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, the nun Maria is forced to flee her convent. She takes refuge in a brothel, until it is liberated by a woman's anarchist group. Maria joins the group and eventually goes to the front. The women's group faces the problems of fighting not only the nationalists, but also factions on the left seeking to impose a more traditional military structure. Written by Brian Rawnsley


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