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The Silence of Others (El Silencio de Otros)
NAME OF FILM: THE SILENCE OF OTHERS (EL SILENCIO DE OTROS)
DIRECTOR(S): Robert Bahar
STARRING: María Martín, José María Galante, Carlos Slepoy
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: Under General Francisco Franco’s fascist military dictatorship in Spain, lasting from 1939 until his death in 1975, the Spanish people endured unspeakable atrocities, with dissidents regularly tortured and killed and the country held in the thrall of state violence. Over six years of painstaking work, Bahar and Carracedo focus on the victims of this violent history, following groundbreaking legal proceedings in Argentinian courts geared toward bringing some of Franco’s most notorious lieutenants—many of whom still have streets and other public spaces named after them—to final justice.
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