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Year of Enlightment

El año de las luces

Directed by Fernando Trueba
Spain, 1986


April, 1940. Manolo, 16 years old, and Jesus, who is just 8, are taken by their older brother Pepe, a lieutenant in the Army, to a sanatorium for children suffering from tuberculosis, situated on the border with Portugal.

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Year of Enlightment Directed by Fernando Trueba

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1987 | Winner: Outstanding Single Achievement (Silver Berlin Bear)

Goya Awards

1987 | Winner: Best Supporting Actress

1987 | 2 nominations including: Best Actor

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