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|The Sleeping Voice|
|Directed by||Benito Zambrano|
|Written by||Dulce Chacón (novel)|
Ignacio del Moral,
Benito Zambrano (screenplay)
The Sleeping Voice (La voz dormida) is a 2011 Spanish drama film based on the novel of the same name by Dulce Chacón.
Two sisters find themselves caught up in politics in the turmoil following the Spanish Civil War. The pregnant Hortensia (Inma Cuesta) is locked away in a crowded women’s prison. Her younger sister Pepita (María León) moves from Andalusia to Madrid to be near her. In Madrid she finds a job in a wealthy home with close ties to Franco. Pepita meets young fighter Paulino (Marc Clotet) and falls in love with him.
The Sleeping Voice was nominated for nine Goya awards and won two:
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