HOLLYWOOD VS FRANCO

By Llorenç SOLER, Oriol PORTA

AREA DE TELEVISIO - as PROD

Documentary - Post-Production 2007


    • Year of production
    • 2007
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • SPAIN
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 100 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Llorenç SOLER, Oriol PORTA
    • Writer(s)
    • Llorenç SOLER, Isabel ANDRÉS
    • Producer(s)
    • Oriol PORTA (Area de Televisió)
    • Synopsis
    • The Spanish Civil War marked most of the American artists as few events did in the 20th Century. Even in Hollywood, the defeat of the Democratic Spain let an "open wound" in the heart of the liberal actors, directors and screenwriters. One of these, Screenwriter Alvah Bessie, follows the track of this feeling from his fighting in Spain with the Abraham Lincoln Brigades, to his come back 30 years later to write his last and only film after been blacklisted as one of the "Hollywood Ten".
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Feb 01, 2007
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