The spring of 2015 will be the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the concentration camps of Mauthausen, Gusen, Buchenwald, Dachau, Neuengamme... Places where thousands of Spanish republicans were kept prisoners. Memory of Ashes features the heartbreaking testimony of four survivors of the Nazi horror:
Eduardo Escot, Alfonso Cañete, José Marfil and Juan Camacho, who represent the voice
of thousands of Spanish Republicans who were killed in the extermination camps. The
story of these men full of ideals flows through all the great dramas of the 20th Century:
misery, fascism, war, deportation, genocide, exile. This documentary also shows the other
side of the coin, their relatives, specially women, who remained in the Francoist Spain,
thinking that they were missing since the Spanish Civil War. It is amazing that, even today,
there are people that find out that their father, uncle or grandfather ended their days as a
prisoner in such macabre places of Europe as Mauthausen, Gusen, Buchenwald, Dachau,
Neuengamme …

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