Overview

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. Isabel Andrés

    Writer

  3. Llorenç Soler

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Lluís Soler

    Lluís Soler

    Alvah Bessie (voice)

  2. Moe Fishman

    Himself - Abraham Lincoln Brigade Member

  3. Susan Sarandon

    Susan Sarandon

    Herself - Actress

  4. Román Gubern

    Román Gubern

    Himself - Film Historian / Screenwriter

  5. Dan Bessie

    Himself - Alvah Bessie's Son

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A War in Hollywood
A War in Hollywood

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Original Title Hollywood contra Franco

Status Released

Release Information

  • February 23, 2011
    Premiere

    Meaning

Original Language Spanish; Castilian

Runtime 1h 32m

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