The Stolen Years


1h 56m 1998

Brief Synopsis

In 1947, Tomas and Jaime are imprisoned for writing anti-Franco grafitti at their university in Spain. Their friend Velasco goes to Paris to get help for them, and meets Michel, who is known for his efforts to free political prisoners. He sends Kathy and Susan who enable the boys to make a daring es

Film Details

Also Known As
Años Barbaros, Stolen Years
Release Date
1998
Production Company
Mainstream Productions; Mainstream Productions
Distribution Company
First Look Holdings; Swift Productions; Warner Bros. Pictures International; Warner Sogefilms
Location
Spain

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 56m

Synopsis

In 1947, Tomas and Jaime are imprisoned for writing anti-Franco grafitti at their university in Spain. Their friend Velasco goes to Paris to get help for them, and meets Michel, who is known for his efforts to free political prisoners. He sends Kathy and Susan who enable the boys to make a daring escape, in the midst of which they fall in love with their rescuers. But when they reach Barcelona, they must still reckon with the Fascist Victor, who has always had it in for them.

Film Details

Also Known As
Años Barbaros, Stolen Years
Release Date
1998
Production Company
Mainstream Productions; Mainstream Productions
Distribution Company
First Look Holdings; Swift Productions; Warner Bros. Pictures International; Warner Sogefilms
Location
Spain

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 56m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1999

Released in United States on Video March 14, 2006

Released in United States September 1998

Shown at Toronto International Film Festival (Contemporary World Cinema) September 10-19, 1998.

Released in United States 1999 (Shown in Los Angeles (American Cinematheque) as part of program "Recent Spanish Cinema" February 26 - March 13, 1999.)

Released in United States on Video March 14, 2006

Released in United States September 1998 (Shown at Toronto International Film Festival (Contemporary World Cinema) September 10-19, 1998.)