Director: ALEJANDRO AMENÁBAR
Salamanca 1936. Celebrated writer Miguel de Unamuno supports the military rebellion hoping it will resolve the prevailing chaos in Spain. Meanwhile, General Francisco Franco adds his troops to the uprising, secretly aspiring to take command of the war. The conflict turns bloody and with some of his colleagues incarcerated, Unamuno questions his initial stance. When Franco transfers his headquarters to Salamanca, Unamuno visits him, determined to request clemency.
Alejandro Amenábar born in Santiago de Chile in 1972. Since his directorial debut with «Thesis» (1996), has managed to reach both audiences and critics. His second film, «Open Your Eyes» (1997), was a huge box office success in Spain and had a wide international release while «The Others» (2001) and «The Sea Inside» (2004) established him internationally. His filmography includes «Agora» (2009) and «Regression» (2015).
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