“Dictator Franco leaves his grave”
Javier Rioyo, one of the most prestigious and award-winning directors of historical documentaries in Spain, chronicles the gestation, construction and life of the controversial Valley of the Fallen.
General Franco’s removal from his mausoleum was a historic event. Directed by Javier Rioyo, this documentary, shot at the same time the dictator was removed from his grave, is the definitive testimony about the gloomy history of the Valley of the Fallen. A monument that still divides millions of Spaniards.
Directed and Written by:
Hernán Zin, Andrés Luque (TVE)
Hernán Zin, Silvia Martínez, Javier Rioyo
Director of Photography:
Ada del Moral, Yolanda Pérez
Doc Land, TVE