Esquilache(1989)

Esquilache (1989)
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Spain under troubled reign of Charles II (1665-1700); (specifically, the Esquilache Riots of March 1766)

RATINGS

7.2
/10

RUNTIME

100 min

AGE RATING

Not Rated

COUNTRY

Spain

LANGUAGE

Spanish

DIRECTOR

Josefina Molina

CAST

Fernando Fernán Gómez, José Luis López Vázquez, Ángela Molina, Ángel de Andrés

Plot

In the 18th century in Madrid, the Marquess of Esquilache, King Charles III of Spain's former minister, bans on wearing the popular wide collar with a long coat and brimmed hat. Along with other measures provoke a massive riot in the city.