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Canciones para después de una guerra (1976)

This documentary is frame in the spanish hyper realism. A journey through the legendary songs of Franco dictatorship. With the colaboration of the wonderful singer Imperio Argentina.


Basilio Martín Patino (as Basilio Martin Patino)


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Celia Gámez ... Herself (archive footage)
Imperio Argentina ... Herself (archive footage)
Miguel de Molina ... Himself (archive footage)
Lalo Martel y los Reyes Lalo Martel y los Reyes ... Themselves (archive footage)
Estrellita Castro ... Herself (archive footage)
Rosa León ... (archive footage)
Orquesta Madrid Orquesta Madrid ... Themselves (archive footage)
Concha Piquer ... (archive footage) (as Conchita Piquer)
Marta Flores Marta Flores ... (archive footage)
Juan M. Torregrossa Juan M. Torregrossa ... (archive footage)
Pepe Blanco ... (archive footage)
Antoñita Rusel ... (archive footage)
Enrique Rodríguez Enrique Rodríguez ... (archive footage)
Bonet de San Pedro ... (archive footage)
Tomás Ríos y Orquesta Tomás Ríos y Orquesta ... (archive footage)


This documentary is frame in the spanish hyper realism. A journey through the legendary songs of Franco dictatorship. With the colaboration of the wonderful singer Imperio Argentina.

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spain | post civil war | See All (2) »









Release Date:

October 1977 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dalok háború utánra See more »

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La Linterna Mágica See more »
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A sad parade of songs and images
16 April 2011 | by abelposadasSee all my reviews

This documentary begins when the Spanish civil war has finished, that is in 1939. We can see a destroyed and hungry country trying to survive. What Mr Patiño chooses in the popular path, the then pop icons that in a way or another helped Spanis people, the survivors that is, to overcome the crisis.

In this curious parade there names of singers -from Imperio Argentina to Lola Flores or Miguel de Molina-, actors -from Jorge Mistral to Aurora Bautista or Fernando Rey-, writers -Camilo José Cela-, magazines, radio programs, advertising, movies.

The whole mechanism of Franco's propaganda is displayed carefully. It is worth to notice that the movie, finished in 1971, was banned and could be released after Franco's death Not curiously, the end gives us the image of the present King of Spain, the "gift" Mr Franco gave to Spain for the Opus Day to go on with its economical policy abel posadas

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