Mambru Went to War

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Mambrú se fue a la guerra (original title)
Mambru Went to War (English title)
Directed byFernando Fernán Gómez
Written byPedro Beltrán
Produced byMiguel Ángel Pérez Campos
StarringFernando Fernán Gómez
María Asquerino
Emma Cohen
Agustín González
CinematographyJosé Luis Alcaine
Edited byPablo González del Amo
Music byCarmelo A. Bernaola
Distributed byDivisa Home Video
Suevia Films

Mambru Went to War (Mambrú se fue a la guerra in Spanish) is a 1986 Spanish dramatic-black comedy movie. Fernando Fernán Gómez both directed and starred in the movie.

Plot[change | change source]

The news of the death of Francisco Franco has special meaning to the family of Florentina. The family includes her daughter Encarna, her son Hilario, and her grandchildren Juanita and Manolín. At the same time, Florentina tells the rest of the family that her husband Emiliano is still alive. He was thought to have died in the Spanish Civil War. He actually spent the time hidden at their family home.[1]

Cast[change | change source]

Reception[change | change source]

1st Goya Awards[change | change source]

Candidate Category Result[2]
Fernando Fernán Gómez Best leading actor Won
Agustín González Best supporting actor Won
Pedro Beltrán Best screenplay Nominated

References[change | change source]

  1. "Mambrú went to War Film Screening". Instituto Cervantes - New York. Retrieved 5 November 2016.
  2. "GOYA AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR". Project Gutenberg Self-Publishing Press. World Heritage Encyclopedia. Retrieved 5 November 2016.

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