The Rock

Running Time: 85 mins.
Genre: Documentary, Foreign, Historical, Political


Despite being declared enemies by their countries, the massive Rock of Gibraltar and its neighboring Spanish city of La Linea used to be inseparable - the people of both cities depended on each other and got married, often raising bilingual children. But 1969, the only fascist dictator who survived World War II, Francisco Franco of Spain, closed the entrance to the British territory of Gibraltar, isolating 30,000 people without food, water, or telephone lines. Indoctrination on both sides eventually forced the separation of thousands of mixed families, who for over 13 years would meet at the border every Sunday to look through binoculars at their families and lovers, sometimes even screaming...

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