Filmax Takes International Rights to WWII Resistance Drama ‘Ashes in the Sky’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Filmax has acquired international rights to “Ashes in the Sky,” the first narrative feature from director Miquel Romans.

The film is inspired by the life of Neus Català, a feminist and republican who, after fighting in the Spanish Civil War, was captured by the Nazis and sent into forced labor at a weapons factory in Czechoslovakia.

There she became the head of an anti-fascist group of women known as the Gandulas Commando, which resisted the Nazis by sabotaging the factory.

The film, based on the book of the same name by Carme Martí, stars Nausicaa Bonnín (“Dating in Barcelona”), Rachel Lascar (“Elite”), Iria del Río

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