The acclaimed director of The Sea Inside returns with his most handsomely mounted film yet, an expansive yet deep-focus drama detailing events around the Spanish Civil War and the rise of Franco’s fascist dictatorship.
While At War
Mientras Dure la Guerra
Spain/Argentina 2019 | 107 minutes | In Spanish with English subtitles | Censors rating: PG violence & coarse language
Director: Alejandro Amenábar | With: Karra Elejalde, Eduard Fernández, Santi Prego, Luis Bermejo, Tito Valverde, Patricia Lopez Arnaiz, Inma Cuevas, Carlos Serrano-Clark, Luis Zahera, Ainhoa Santamaría, Mireia Rey, Luis Callejo, Dafnis Balduz, Jorge Andreu
- Online Premiere:
Mon 27 Jul, 6:00pm. Tickets on sale from 10 Jul.
- Online Rental:
Tue 28 Jul, 10:00am until Sun 2 Aug, 11:00pm. Tickets on sale from 25 Jul.
- In Cinema Screenings:
Sun 26 Jul, 11:00am Len Lye Centre, New Plymouth*
Sun 26 Jul, 1:00pm Roxy Cinema, Wellington*
Sun 26 Jul, 2:00pm MTG Century Theatre, Hawke's Bay*
Sun 26 Jul, 2:10pm The Capitol Cinema, Auckland*
Sun 26 Jul, 4:00pm Rialto, Tauranga*
Sun 26 Jul, 4:00pm Monterey Cinemas Howick, Auckland*
Sun 26 Jul, 4:00pm Regent, Dunedin*
Sun 26 Jul, 4:30pm Isaac Theatre Royal, Christchurch*
Sun 26 Jul, 6:00pm SBS St James Theatre, Gore*
Mon 27 Jul 7:30pm Bridgeway Cinemas, Auckland*
Wed 29 Jul, 2:00PM Len Lye Centre, New Plymouth*
Wed 29 Jul, 2:00pm MTG Century Theatre, Hawke's Bay*
* Tickets on sale from individual cinemas
About the Filmmaker:
Alejandro Amenábar was born in Santiago, Chile and raised in Madrid, where his family emigrated 15 days before the Pinochet dictatorship started. He first came to prominence with the cult thriller Thesis (1996) and is best known for directing the Academy Award-winning The Sea Inside (Best Foreign Language Film, 2004). Selected filmography: Agora (2009), the Others (2001), Open Your Eyes (1997).
Presented in association with Embassy of Spain in New Zealand.
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