The Endless Trench (2019)

Introduction The Endless Trench (Spanish: La trinchera infinita) is a 2019 Spanish-French historical drama film directed by Jon Garaño, Aitor Arregi and Jose Mari Goenaga. At the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War in 1936, young newlyweds Higinio and Rosa are worried about the risk of reprisal killings, as Higinio is a Republican. He hides… Read More

Guernika (2016)

Introduction Guernica (Spanish/Basque: Gernika) is a 2016 Spanish-British-American war romance drama film directed by Koldo Serra, starring James D’Arcy, María Valverde and Jack Davenport. It is the first feature film made about the 1937 bombing of Guernica. Outline The film centres on an American journalist (D’Arcy) covering the Spanish Civil War and the bombing of… Read More

Request Concert (1940)

Introduction Wunschkonzert (Request Concert) is a 1940 German drama propaganda film by Eduard von Borsody. After Die große Liebe, it was the most popular film of wartime Germany, reaching the second highest gross. Outline During the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, the young Inge Wagner and Luftwaffe Fliegerleutnant (Flight Lieutenant) Herbert Koch meet, and within… Read More

Spanish Civil War with Michael Portillo (2017): Part 02

Introduction Michael Portillo presents a compelling two part series on a forgotten, often hidden war, with footage brought back to life in vivid colour. Outline Journalist Michael Portillo presents colour footage of the Spanish Civil War. This never-before-seen footage vividly recounts a war previously seen in black and white. Part 01. Production & Filming Details… Read More

Spanish Civil War with Michael Portillo (2017): Part 01

Introduction Michael Portillo presents a compelling two part series on a forgotten, often hidden war, with footage brought back to life in vivid colour. Outline Journalist Michael Portillo presents colour footage of the Spanish Civil War. This never-before-seen footage vividly recounts a war previously seen in black and white. Part 02. Production & Filming Details… Read More