LA GUERRE EST FINIE (Alain Resnais, 1966)

Yves Montand, in perhaps his finest performance, brings weary humanity to the role of Carlos Diego, a “full-time revolutionary,” part of Spain’s dedicated underground anti-Franco network. The Spanish Civil War, which replaced Spain’s democracy with fascism, ended a quarter-century ago.      It is a life of constant danger in a “landscape of self-exile.” Crossing the border […]