El Perro Negro – Stories from the Spanish Civil War (2005)


The stories of lovers relate a history of the Spanish Civil War.


El Perro Negro – stories from the Spanish Civil War is a poetic collage of home movies and films that gives an impression of the mood and time in which this conflict took place.

Joan Salvans i Pierra and Joan Ernesto Diaz Noriega are the protagonists, their films and stories lead us through Spain in the thirties and forties of the last century.

Ernesto, a middle class student from Madrid, survived the war. Joan, a Catalan industrialist, was killed six days after its outbreak. Why?

Production & Filming Details

  • Director: Peter Forgacs.
  • Release Date: 23 April 2005 (Tribeca Film Festival).
  • Running Time: 84 minutes.
  • Country: UK.
  • Language: English.

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