Maixabel (2021)

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Maixabel (2021). Maixabel: Directed by Icíar Bollaín. With Blanca Portillo, Luis Tosar, María Cerezuela, Urko Olazabal. 11 years after her husband was killed by the Basque group ETA, Maixabel Lasa agrees to a request to meet one of the assassins who is in prison, in an attempt to find some kind of restorative justice.

“A sensitive exploration of the emotional fallout of terrorism.u003cbr/u003eu003cbr/u003eMaixabel Lasa was widowed in 2000 when her husband Juan Maria Jauregui, a progressive former politician, was killed by three gunmen while eating lunch with a friend. Eleven years later, she has agreed to meet two of her husbandu0026#39;s murderers as part of a short-lived state program for reconciliation.u003cbr/u003eu003cbr/u003eThe true enemy is never the other side, but rather our hatred of it.”


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