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Salvador (Puig Antich) (2006)

A profile of anarchist and bank-robber Salvador Puig Antich, whose 1974 execution under the dictatorship of Francisco Franco ushered in a period of unrest that helped Spain transition to democracy.

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Manuel Huerga
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Daniel Brühl ... Salvador Puig Antich
Tristán Ulloa ... Oriol Arau
Leonardo Sbaraglia ... Jesús
Joel Joan ... Oriol
Celso Bugallo ... Pare Salvador
Mercedes Sampietro ... Mare Salvador
Olalla Escribano Olalla Escribano ... Imma
Carlota Olcina Carlota Olcina ... Carme
Bea Segura Bea Segura ... Montse
Andrea Ros ... Merçona
Jacob Torres ... Petit
Pablo Derqui ... Jordi
Oriol Vila ... Ignasi
Simon Bellouard Simon Bellouard ... Sebas
William Miller ... Cri-Cri
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Storyline

A profile of anarchist and bank-robber Salvador Puig Antich, whose 1974 execution under the dictatorship of Francisco Franco ushered in a period of unrest that helped Spain transition to democracy.

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Country:

Spain | UK

Language:

Catalan | Spanish | French

Release Date:

15 September 2006 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Salvador See more »

Filming Locations:

Andorra See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,445,943
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Future Films, Mediapro See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Manuel Huerga chose Daniel Brühl, whose mother is Spanish, to play Salvador because he didn't want to tell a Spanish story, but a universal drama. This was the first time Brühl filmed in Barcelona, his place of birth. See more »

Quotes

Jesús: They've assassinated Carrero Blanco.
Salvador Puig Antich: That bomb killed me as well.
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Connections

References The Graduate (1967) See more »

Soundtracks

Locomotive Breath
Written by Ian Anderson
Performed by Jethro Tull
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It's important to remember recent history, in order not to repeat mistakes
8 October 2006 | by gabiurbonSee all my reviews

I've seen this film today, and although I wouldn't say it's great film wise, I think it's important for people to know about recent history, especially Spaniards. I'm totally against death penalty, and this film has only reassured me in the matter. But I must say the film is somehow partial, as Salvador was in fact a bank robber, no matter what he used the money for. The acting is quite impressive. I must confess I wasn't too convinced about Daniel playing Salvador, as he's German, but he's great. Tristán Ulloa is also very good, and he speaks really good Catalán, sounding native although he's actually Galician (north west Spain). And finally Leonardo Sbaraglia plays an impressive policeman. Incredibly, you forget he's an Argentinian sex symbol and does a really good Spanish accent.Also, I may be a bit impartial myself, since I know the sister of one of Salvador friends in the film and about the family suffer...


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