Song to a lady in the shadow

Movie presentation | Festival de Cine de Málaga
  • The feature film “Canción a una dama en la sombra” (Song to a lady in the shadow) by Carolina Astudillo will be released during the 25th edition of the Festival de Málaga (Spain) as part of the official documentary section;
  • Produced by Cornelius Films and Isolda, the movie is inspired by stories of numerous women who were forced to start a new life at the beginning of the Second World War and has count with the collaboration of the EUROM since 2019.


After fighting on the Republican side during the Spanish Civil War, a man goes into exile in France. His wife stays with his children waiting for him in a Catalan town, and she goes to work in a factory to support her family. He writes numerous letters to her, but the years go by and he does not return. A Greek choir recounts stories of the many Penelopes who did not succumb to the trap of the loom and wait impassively after the civil war.

 

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