Movies and TV shows set in basque country

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in basque country ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, based on true events, serious, sincere, stylized and gothic films and TV shows about / with basque, female nudity, murder, terrorism, fascism, spanish civil war, terrorist, bomb, police and politics plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in Spain, France, Sweden and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as basque country: La higuera de los bastardos (2017), Michael's Death (1984), Spanish Affair (2014), Giant (2017), La casa de mi padre (2008), The Passage (1979), Ogro (1979), Spanish Affair 2 (2015), Cows (1992), Crime Wave (2018).

List of movies set in basque country

La higuera de los bastardos (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A trigger-happy Nationalist fears retribution from the son of a man he executed. To mollify the boy's anger, he takes a drastic step: he keeps constant watch over the fig tree the boy has planted at his father's gravesite. As the years ...
Style: twist ending, surprise ending
Plot: execution, soldier, redemption, murder, priest, army, greed, village, blackmail, virgin, civil war, hanging ...
Place: basque country
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Michael's Death (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Opening at the funeral mass for Mikel, we flashback to those that played a part in Mikel's life and death; his estranged wife, his traditional Basque mother, a female impersonator and friend to Mikel in his coming out, and even the local priest.
Style: emotional, serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: funeral, estrangement, protest, singer, homosexuality, pharmacist, politics, family problems, clergy, gays and lesbians, unsupportive spouse, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain, basque country, europe
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 6.6
 15K
Spanish Affair (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Rafael, a Seville citizen who has never left the Spanish region of Andalucia, decides to leave his homeland to follow Amaia, a Basque girl unlike other women he has known.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: screwball, wooing, womanizer, country, lie, fight, romance, life turned upside down, fish out of water, love and romance, society, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, basque country
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The Beautiful Fantasy of Final Purpose (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Argentina
Story: A small town, a flower of Amancay, a topaz of the most beautiful color and a broken family.
Style: dark, student film
Plot: magic, small town, teen angst
Place: basque country, argentina
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Errementari: The Blacksmith and the Devil (2017)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Based on a Basque folk tale, ”Patxi herrementaria,” collected by priest, archaeologist and anthropologist José Migel de Barandiarán in 1903, the story is set in the Basque region in 1845, in a universe inhabited by mythological diabolic ...
Style: gothic
Plot: gothic horror, supernatural, folk tale, blacksmith, demon, folklore, devil, period piece, execution, tavern, church bell, bear trap ...
Time: 19th century
Place: spain, basque country
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 6.8
 3K
Giant (2017)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Having fought in the First Carlist War, Martin returns to his family farm in Gipuzkoa only to find that his younger brother, Joaquín, towers over him in height. Convinced that everyone will want to pay to see the tallest man on Earth, the siblings ...
Plot: giant, cemetery, beach, snowing, brother, boat, tall man, loss of brother, shot in the head, last will and testament, underwater scene, sex scene ...
Time: 19th century
Place: basque country
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La casa de mi padre (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A businessman returns his family home after eight years in exile avoiding the terrorism of the ETA.
Plot: family, exile, eta, uncle nephew relationship, return home, dying man, politician, terrorism
Place: basque country
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 6.3
 1K
The Passage (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: During WW 2, a Basque shepherd is approached by the underground, who wants him to lead a scientist and his family across the Pyrenees. While being pursued by a sadistic German.
Plot: shepherd, scientist, exploitation, train, female nudity, gypsy, ss, ss officer, snow, world war two, resistance, nazi ...
Time: 1940s
Place: basque country
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 7.1
 633
Ogro (1979)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 115 min.
Story: At the close of 1973, Franco is still governing Spain with an iron hand. Opposition parties are forbidden; labor movements are repressed; and Basque nationalists are mercilessly hunted. The caudillo is aging, though, and the future of the régime is ...
Style: based on true events
Plot: terrorism, eta, terrorist bombing, terrorist attack, murder, terrorist group, revolution, terrorist, bomb, fascism, shot to death, explosion ...
Time: year 1978, year 1973
Place: basque country, spain, madrid
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Spanish Affair 2 (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Amaia after breaking up with Rafa, falls in love with a Catalonian. Koldo, her father, goes to Sevilla to persuade Rafa to go to Catalonia and take Amaia's heart back.
Plot: country, procession, fight
Place: basque country
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 7.2
 3K
Cows (1992)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A film set in the Basque region, beginning in the Carlist war of 1875 and ending during the Spanish Civil war of 1936. The film portrays how one single act of cowardice shapes the life of the next three generations of two families and fuels the ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: civil war, cow, uninhibited rivalry, haunted by the past, political unrest, battles, rivalry, soldier, dealing with death, survival, human nature, redemption ...
Time: 19th century, 30s, 20th century, 1870s, 1930s
Place: basque country
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 5.4
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Crime Wave (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Leyre lives a quiet and comfortable life which ends abruptly when an act of rage of her teenage son leads her to protect him by any means necessary.
Plot: money, bar, love affair, shoes, old man, drug, cover up, teenager, cell phone, shotgun, taxi, mother ...
Place: basque country, spain
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 5.8
 2K
Guernica (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The fates of Henry - an American correspondent - and Teresa, one of the Republic's censors during the Spanish Civil War.
Style: based on true events
Plot: journalist, civil war, war, fascism, cigarette smoking, military, blood, reception, dog, nazism, book, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two, year 1975, year 1939, year 1937
Place: spain, basque country
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Mission Pays Basque (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sibylle, a young Parisian with long teeth, intends to shine in her new job by buying a hardware store in the Basque Country to set up a supermarket. She imagines that she has "rolled" the old owner but the latter is under curatorship. ...
Plot: stolen police car, rpg, eta, chainsaw, fish out of water, singing in a car
Place: basque country, paris france
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Heroes Wanted (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Agents from diverse Spanish local police forces are called to form a special team.
Plot: press conference, atomic bomb, grape, prayer, bomb, conspiracy, flashback, wheelchair, explosion, interrogation, pride, traitor ...
Place: spain, basque country, madrid
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The Man with Thousand Faces (2016)
Genre: Biography, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A tale of cheats and impostors, taking its inspiration from true facts and from one of the most intriguing characters of recent decades: the spy Francisco Paesa.
Style: based on true events
Plot: eta, corruption, terrorism, espionage, pilot, greed, telephone conversation, wedding, spy, divorce, wine, niece ...
Time: 1990s, year 2004, year 1995, year 1998, year 1994 ...
Place: spain, paris france, thailand, geneva switzerland, basque country ...
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The War Is Over (1966)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Sweden
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A group of Spanish refugees try to organize protests from France. Their network is under constant threat by the police and some of them have recently been arrested. The main character (played by Yves Montand) dedicated his whole life to the battle ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, tense, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: idealism, rebelliousness, political unrest, new wave, rebellion, society, state affairs, aging, introspection, haunted by the past, dishonesty, one more chance ...
Time: 60s, year 1965, 1960s
Place: europe, spain, france, algeria, rome italy ...
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