The Galician actor plays the role in this story of Lieutenant Martín Cerezo, who leads his battalion, cloistered in the church of Baler.
Luis Tosar has a long history that has been recognized during the last decade with several awards for his performance as the star in other films: “Los lunes al sol”, “Cargo”, “Celda 211”, “Operación E”, “El desconocido “, among others.
He will also lead part of the command of the 50 entrenched men. Sergeant Jimenez will be the one who exposes the dissatisfaction for the abandonment of those who led them to war.
With an extensive theatrical trajectory, recognized with the prize “Premio Max de las Artes Escénicas al Mejor Protagonista” for the Best Actor in “Argelino, servido de dos amos”, the actor has begun to harvest his successes in cinema, such as the recent award obtained for his interpretation in “La Isla Mínima“.
He will play the role of Carlos, an Extremadurian boy who comes from a humble family of shepherds. The war of the last colonies will be his turning point to fulfill his real dream, or maybe not …
Recently his role as Carlos I in the television series has given him a recognition that has confirmed his value, anticipated with the nomination in “ El juego del ahorcado ” to the Goya as best revelation actor.
This time Karra will put on the habits to give extreme unction to the soldiers who fall during the confinement. Faith will be one of the factors on which the mood of the survivors will depend.
Known for his performance in “Ocho apellidos Vascos“, for which he obtained his second Goya, he is a prolific actor who has worked with great directors of the Spanish scene. His first great recognition was obtained for his double interpretation of Christopher Columbus.
In the film, he will interpret Rogelio Vigil de Quiñones, the doctor who will oversee the health of the platoon. The Marbelli actor played a crucial role in alleviating the disease known as beriberi, which affected most of his compatriots.
Recognized in theater, he is also one of the indispensable in the films of José Luis Garci, with great performances like “You’re the One” or “ Historia del beso “, for which he was nominated for the Goya Award.
José, a young and obedient ctholic, will be the first of the battlaion to compy with all the orders from his superiors, so as to safeguard and exalt his country.
The well-known Carlos Alcántara of TVE, the boy who has grown up in “Cuéntame cómo pasó” is today an actor who also carves his career in the world of cinema with films such as “Tiovivo“, “Héroe de verdad” and musicals like “La Bella y la Bestia“.
He will take command of the rearguard under the rank of captain. Enrique de las Morenas will be in charge of deciding the fate of the lives of the soldiers, defending the siege from the church tower of Baler.
One of the most prolific and recognized actors in the Spanish scene. With great capacity of artistic versatility, whether cinema, theater or television, he has managed to rise as a reference figure in the industry. He accumulates a long list of awards, in particular, the Goya as best actor for “Fausto 5.0“.
Another of the young soldiers who will be involved in the war without knowing very well what will be of his future. Fatigue and suffering will eat up his hope of winning a meaningless war.
Miguel excelled in the big screen in 2015 with the recognition of the Academy. “A cambio de nada“, directed by Daniel Guzman, was the film that led him to win the Goya film award in the category of Best Revelation Actor.
Inexperience and fear can play tricks, doubts will be present in this character who on several occasions will make him rethink what his true role is in Baler.
Patrick is another of the promises of Spanish cinema. Known for his performance in the TVE series “Águila Roja”, he has also shown his talent on the big screen with “La Gran Familia Española”, among others, for which he was nominated for the Goya film award in the category of Best Revelation Actor.
The only female protagonist to be presented as the conciliatory party. She will interpret a Filipino Indian who will deal between both sides to try to calm things down, although not all of her intentions will be good.
Born in Barcelona and of Philippine descent, Alexandra stands out for her musical talent and her acting skills. She has worked in several television series, but her big debut on big screens comes with “1898, los últimos de Filipinas”.