7 días de enero

This 1979 political drama is a reconstruction of the tragic events of January 1977 known as the Massacre of Atocha, when right-wing extremists stormed the offices of a group of employment lawyers with links to the Spanish Communist Party, leaving 5 dead and 4 gravely injured. The attack, carried out in the name of La Triple A (Anti-Communist Apostolic Alliance), was the most serious incident during the transición to democracy in Spain, a period of extreme socio-political agitation. The film aligns itself with the theory that there was a so-called “strategy of tension” intended to destabilise the fledgling democracy and provoke a coup d’état.

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