Spanish Film Festival - 1898, Our Last Men in the Philippines

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Spanish Film Festival - 1898, Our Last Men in the Philippines

Starring Luis Tosar, Javier Gutiérrez, Eduard Fernández, Álvaro Cervantes, Karra Elejalde.
Directed by Salvador Calvo.
Classification: E18+, 115 mins.
Country: Spain.
Note: English subtitles.


Spanish Film Festival
‘Epic’ is one word that springs to mind in describing this grand-scale, big-budget historical adventure, which champions the Spanish Empire’s last stand in The Philippines in 1898 by 50 patriots in a remote jungle village.
The feature film directing debut of Salvador Calvo, this is a valiant tale of bravery and utter fortitude as these Spanish ‘soldiers’ barricade themselves in a church for close to a year while suffering all manner of misery and illness, as well as the continual onslaught of the country’s native Tagalogs.

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