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While at War (Mientras Dure La Guerra)2019

While at War (Mientras Dure La Guerra) (2019)

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Salamanca 1936. Celebrated writer Miguel de Unamuno supports the military rebellion hoping it will resolve the prevailing chaos in Spain. Meanwhile, General Francisco Franco adds his troops to the uprising, secretly aspiring to take command of the war. The conflict turns bloody and with some of his colleagues incarcerated, Unamuno questions his initial stance. When Franco transfers his headquarters to Salamanca, Unamuno visits him, determined to request clemency.

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Critic Reviews for While at War (Mientras Dure La Guerra)

All Critics (19) | Top Critics (2)

It's insufficiently moving as character-driven piece, but also lacks the urgency and suspense needed to make larger events vivid.

September 6, 2019 | Full Review…

While War's dutiful sense of responsibility to its source material is laudable, it feels limiting.

September 6, 2019 | Full Review…

What the director looks for and achieves here is to humanize the morally dubious, cranky, and contradictory character of Unamuno. [Full Review in Spanish]

November 13, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

A timely lesson... for new generations. [Full review in Spanish]

October 30, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The Chilean-Spanish filmmaker's seventh feature film undoubtedly recoups his past prestige. [Full review in Spanish]

October 8, 2019 | Full Review…

...an old-fashioned, somewhat hollow costume drama.

October 4, 2019 | Full Review…

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