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In what years did Franco hold power over Spain?

- 1936-1978


How did Franco's regime impact on art and culture?

-Censorship boards were set up in order to properly revise and censor foreign works entering Spain.
-Films were often approved by Franco's government if they included depictions of traditional gender roles. *Almodovar definitely contradicts this in his productions*
-In response to government suppression, Spain saw era that subsequently fostered a culture of resistance, expressed in various art forms.


How do features of Spanish context link to overall narrative aspects in Talk to Her?

-Alicia's reawakening in the film's climax is comparable to Spain's reawakening post Franco in 1978. Span can recover just like Alicia from physical trauma.