Czech premiere

Theatre of War

Theatre of War

Lola Arias
Argentina, Germany, Spain | 2018 | 81 min.

Language: English, Spanish
Filmy jsou promítány v českém znění
nebo s českými titulky

Category: Panorama

The Falklands War lasted only 74 days but it left a mark on thousands of lives. Now 6 veterans from both sides have met in order to come to terms with the horrors of war that have never stopped haunting them.

6 middle-aged men enter a room in a dilapidated house. Although they do not know each other, their paths once crossed: 36 years ago they faced each other as soldiers in the Falklands War. In this unorthodox documentary by Argentinian director Lola Arias they now meet not as unfriendly soldiers but as person to person, and by replaying painful wartime moments with the help of contemporary props, recordings and magazines they relive the past, reopen old wounds and confront long-buried trauma. Is it possible for the former enemies to now, after such a long time, find a consensus, understanding and compassion, and to pass on their memories and experiences to future generations?

Director

Lola Arias

Filmography
2018 - Theatre of War

Sales

Gema Juárez Allen
Gema Films
e-mail: gema@gemafilms.com

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