For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.

Gillo Pontecorvo Italien, 1979

Eriugena82's rating of the film Ogro

A fascinating film in which the internal contradictions are never fully resolved (perhaps they can't be). While sympathetic with the cause of Basque Nationalism and armed struggle, it is not entirely pro-ETA. The assassination of Carrero Blanco himself is legitimate, but some scenes question the legitimacy of armed struggle in the context of democratic politics. As happened in Spain after Franco's death of course.