These are not documentary to use. The protagonists with their images and testimonies, and the spectators with their memories, have more than the voice-over, the word is activated by this authentic review of their sentimental soundtrack and photo album saved in memory.
Not only what happened in the political sphere is seen and heard, but also what the Spaniards lived and felt in general. All the Spanish, winners and losers, winners and losers, Spaniards from the interior and from exile. What happened in El Pardo and in the last corner of the smallest town.
La Memoria de un Pueblo” starts from an essential premise: there is a story written in books and another in hearts, and without losing sight of the first dive in the second, that of memories, that of feelings. Almost four decades gave many sensations, many hopes, many bitternesses, illusions and frustrations. Thanks to an impressive audiovisual heritage, we go back to the time when the greatest treasure was a ration card and we advance towards the years of the first washing machines, the Seat 600, the time when so many Spaniards said goodbye to the pens and welcomed to the bathrooms.
Protagonists and witnesses, in the first person
In the foreground and in the first person, the testimonies of Ramón Serrano Suñer, the brother-in-law, Enrique Líster, the implacable chief of the fifth republican regiment. The microphone and camera of Alfonso Arteseros collect the torrential testimony of a nice fisherman who was the one who located the lost atomic bomb in Palomares. We remember the days when Eva Perón arrived with her aura of populism and luxury and a shipment of meat and wheat. Miguel Gila makes an emotional evocation of emails; Antonio Ozores remembers his first Seat 600; Juanito Valderrama how El Emigrante or Fernando Arbex composed how Los Brincos were formed; Rafael Alberti; Admiral Carrero’s daughter; José Utrera Malina; Felipe González …