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La Traversée solidaire

A Short film by Dominique Gautier

Produced by Créav Production

Production year : 2011

    Synopsis

    Winnipeg, it is the name of the boat of hope that the poet Pablo Neruda and the Spanish governor in exile chartered to repatriate the last refugees of the Spanish Civil War. In 1939, boat begins the united crossing, taking the antifascist fighters with women and children towards Chile, where they will land after an epic of more than fifteen thousand kilometers in the port of Valparaiso. Welcomed like heros, most will stay there and will bring their know-how to this country by keeping in their heart the republican Spain. The sailors, for the greater part communist activists, will be declared mutineers at their return and imprisoned in Bordeaux.

    Production and distribution

    Executive Producer :

    Créav Production

    Full credits (3)

    Executive Producer :

    Bernard Egreteau

    Music Composer :

    Tomas Jimenez

    Production Manager :

    Bernard Egreteau

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Documentary

    Themes :

    History, Emigration, Politics

    Production language :

    French, Spanish

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    2011

    Runtime :

    52 min

    Visa number :

    131.831

    Visa issue date :

    29/02/2012

    Production formats :

    HD-CAM

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    16/9

    Audio format :

    Stereo

    Rating restrictions :

    None

    Director