Brigadistas

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70 years after the beginning of the Spanish ­Civil War the last still living international volunteers, who fought for freedom and democracy and against General Franco and fascism, return to Spain.The Brigadistas, 36 men and women - the youngest 86, the eldest 99 years old - set out on a journey that leads them from Madrid to Barcelona and all over Spain. A country that still celebrates them enthusiastically, even after such a long time.This is the last journey for many of them and the Brigadistas know it.

They report their experiences and want to pass on their ideas and ideals. ­BRIGADISTAS is an intensive portrait of these people, the film paints a picture in which enthusiasm and pensiveness find their room.

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