Juan Antonio Bardem – Calle Mayor AKA Main Street (1956)

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The Spanish Civil War has been considered one of the most horrendous events in the recent European history and has been depicted by a plethora of writers, philosophers and artists – Hemingway, Picasso and even Guillermo del Toro. But how much do we know about the thirty-five years General Franco ruled in Spain for? Under what conditions did Spaniards live in the 1940s and 50s, for example? This is a much obscure period, due mainly to Franco’s protectionist attitude towards international politics. Continue reading Juan Antonio Bardem – Calle Mayor AKA Main Street (1956)