Alejandro Amenábar, Alejandro Hernández
Karra Elejadle, Eduard Fernández, Patricia López
Salamanca, 1936. Celebrated writer Miguel de Unamuno supports the military rebellion hoping it will resolve the prevailing chaos in Spain. Meanwhile, General Francisco Franco adds his troops to the uprising, secretly aspiring to take command of the war.
The conflict turns bloody and with some of his colleagues incarcerated, Una- muno questions his initial stance. When Franco transfers his headquarters to Salaman- ca, Unamuno visits him, determined to request clemency.