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Guernica

Guernica

A Short film by Alain Resnais, Robert Hessens

Produced by Les Films du Panthéon

Production year : 1950

    Synopsis

    On 26th April 1937 the little spanish town of Guernica was bombed by airmen of the Condor Legion sent by Hitler to support General Franco. The town was burned and razed to the ground. This was the first time in history that an air force was used to attack a civilian population. The documentary takes as its starting point the famous painting by Picasso created in 1937 to bear witness to the atrocities of the Spanish civil war and fascism, and then explores further the war on metaphorical mode.

    Production and distribution (2)

    Executive Producer :

    Les Films du Panthéon

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Les Films du Jeudi

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Photos

    Full credits (6)

    Executive Producer :

    Pierre Braunberger

    Sound Recordist :

    Pierre Calvet

    Music Composer :

    Guy Bernard

    Director of Photography :

    Henri Ferrand

    Narration Writer :

    Paul Éluard

    Narrators :

    Jacques Pruvost, Maria Casarès

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Documentary

    Themes :

    Painting, War

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unspecified

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    1950

    Runtime :

    13 min

    Visa number :

    9199

    Visa issue date :

    05/06/1951

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Aspect ratio :

    1.33

    Audio format :

    Mono

    Directors (2)

    Selections

    Curtacinema - 2012

    Curtacinema (Brazil, 2012)

    Selection

    Program dedicated to Alain Resnais