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Directed by Josefina Molina
Spain, 1989
Drama, History


This film concerns the Esquilache Riots, which took place in Madrid in March 1766. Brought about mainly by a growing dissatisfaction among the populace of Spain’s capital with the rising cost of bread and other staples, they were sparked off by a series of unpopular and impolitic measures.

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Esquilache Directed by Josefina Molina

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