• Nine Letters to Bertha

    1965. Spain. Basilio Martín Patino. 95 min.

Discussion with the filmmaker

Saturday, November 3, 2007, 6:00 p.m.

Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2

  • Nine Letters to Bertha

    1965. Spain. Directed by Basilio Martín Patino. With Emilio Gutiérrez Caba, Mari Carrillo. Upon returning from an English holiday, Lorenzo, a student in 1950s fascist Spain, writes to Berta, the daughter of an exile. Having experienced another way of life, he shares his desire to leave his provincial family and discover life on his own. Patino's first feature shows a Spain shifting toward modernity and reveals Franco's regime as backward and stifling. In Spanish; English subtitles. 95 min.

In the Film exhibition Spain (Un)Censored

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