This big-budget Spanish drama pays tribute to the courageous women who sacrificed their lives during the Spanish Civil War in 1936. Maria's peaceful life as a nun is shattered when revolutionary anarchists force her and her sisters to flee their convent sanctuary. Maria ends up hiding in a brothel where she meets the good-hearted prostitute, Charo. Nominated for six Goya Awards, the Spanish equivalent of the Oscars, Miguel Bose, Ana Belen and Ariadna Gil star.

Year: 1996
Genre: Drama, Foreign Language Films, War and Anti-War Films, Spanish & Portuguese Cinema, Feminist Tendencies
Country: Spain
Director: Vicente Aranda
Starring: Miguel Bose, Ana Belen, Ariadna Gil
Duration: 125 Minutes
Rating: R18 - Contains violence, offensive language and sex scenes.
Subtitles: Yes
Location in store: Foreign (Spain)
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