A War in Hollywood (2009)

13 10/16/2009 (ES) DocumentaryHistory 1h 32m

A war behind the screen


The Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) caused a great impression on the lives of most of the American artists of that era, so many movies were made in Hollywood about it. The final defeat of the Spanish Republic left an open wound in the hearts of those who sympathized with its cause. The eventful life of screenwriter Alvah Bessie (1904-1985), one of the Hollywood Ten, serves to analyze this sadness, the tragedy of Spain and its consequences.

  1. Oriol Porta

    Director, Writer

  2. Llorenç Soler


  3. Isabel Andrés


Top Billed Cast

  1. Lluís Soler

    Lluís Soler

    Alvah Bessie (voice)

  2. Moe Fishman

    Self - Abraham Lincoln Brigade Member

  3. Susan Sarandon

    Susan Sarandon

    Self - Actress

  4. Román Gubern

    Román Gubern

    Self - Film Historian / Screenwriter

  5. Dan Bessie

    Self - Alvah Bessie's Son

  6. Walter Bernstein

    Walter Bernstein

    Self - Screenwriter

  7. Arthur Laurents

    Arthur Laurents

    Self - Screenwriter

  8. Patrick McGilligan

    Self - Writer

  9. Adolf Hitler

    Adolf Hitler

    Self (archive footage)

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