A small film crew moves through Asturias in search of the places where the main ambushes against the Republican Guerrilla (1937-1952) took place. In that trip, they meet several people willing to share with them their memories of that time.
Ramón Lluis Bande documented the research that lead him to his film Equí y n’otru tiempu, the scouting trips to find the remembered areas, and the conversations with neighbors who reveal in a natural way the repression against Republican activists who waged war against the Franco regime after the Civil War. The result may very well be a DVD extra feature, but it’s not the case here: this is an extraordinary film, as simple as it is powerful. The scientific work of historians might not have proof, or they may be hidden, but what we do have is the testimony of horror, just as it was preserved on those who experienced it and their descendants. This is an inspiring vindication of the spoken word and the narrated history of a country, beyond official stories. MP
D, G: Ramón Lluís Bande F: Juan A. García, E: Dani Álvarez S: Antonio De Benito P: Vera Robert CP: De la Piedra Producciones I: Nicanor Rozada, Quilino’l de Polio, Vicente Gutiérrez Solís
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He was born in Xixón, Spain, in 1972. He’s a writer, a filmmaker, and music video director. El fulgor (2002; Bafici ‘03), Estratexa (2003), Un retratu colectivu (2005) and Equí y n’otru tiempo (2014; Bafici ‘15) are some of his films.