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Filmed under very difficult conditions in Barcelona in 1938, Andre Malraux's only film is loosely adapted from his own novel. The main sequence of the film, the descent down the Sierra by a procession carrying dead and wounded pilots, was based on an event in which Malraux had been involved, and was shot with 2,500 unequipped recruits as extras. According to Georges Sadoul, “All the actors in the film were combatants who re-created the events through which they had lived and most of the film conveys an authentic feeling of the anti-Fascist struggle during the Civil War.”

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