THE SLEEPING VOICE

LA VOZ DORMIDA

By Benito ZAMBRANO

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Drama - Completed 2011

Madrid, 1940. A women’s prison in Ventas. General Franco and his army have seized power. The winners are not satisfied with their victory; they want to exterminate their enemy.

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San Sebastian FF 2011
Official selection Silver Shell for best actress
    • Year of production
    • 2011
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • SPAIN
    • Languages
    • SPANISH
    • Duration
    • 128 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Benito ZAMBRANO
    • Writer(s)
    • Benito ZAMBRANO, Ignacio DEL MORAL
    • Producer(s)
    • Benito ZAMBRANO (Maestranza Films), Antonio PÉREZ (Maestranza Films)
    • Synopsis
    • Madrid, 1940. A women’s prison in Ventas. General Franco and his army have seized power.
      The winners are not satisfied with their victory; they want to exterminate their enemy. Every man and woman who was part of, or supported, the Resistance, or who is just suspected of it, will be hunted down and eradicated without mercy. Repression has become part of life.
      All of Spain is a prison.
      The women’s prison in Ventas was filled with prisoners of this kind. Women who fought for freedom were now suffering repression, torture and death. Our story deals with the life of these prisoners. A group of women sharing a terrible story.
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