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The war that won't dieThe Spanish Civil War in cinema$
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David Archibald

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780719078088

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2013

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9780719078088.001.0001

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The search for truth in Soldados de Salamina/Soldiers of Salamina

The search for truth in Soldados de Salamina/Soldiers of Salamina

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(p.168) 9 The search for truth in Soldados de Salamina/Soldiers of Salamina
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The war that won't die
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Archibald David

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Manchester University Press
DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719078088.003.0010

This chapter focuses on Soldados de Salamina/Soldiers of Salamina, an adaptation of Javier Cercas's best-selling novel, which in both content and form calls into question the possibility of accessing the past along the lines suggested by Jenkins, Rosenstone and White. It suggests that Soldados de Salamina questions the possibility of constructing totalising narratives about the past, promoting in their place a more subjective approach to representations of the past. The film entry centres on Lola Cercas, a journalist and writer who attempts to uncover the details of the execution of approximately fifty Nationalist prisoners and the escape of one of their group, the real-life writer and fascist ideologue Rafael Sánchez Mazas.

Keywords:   Soldiers of Salamina, Javier Cerca, Soldados de Salamina, Lola Cercas

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