The Angel Wore Red
- 1 hr 35 min
The Angel Wore Red is a 1960 romantic drama. Ava Gardner and Dirk Bogarde star in the movie. The story is set in the 1930s during the Spanish Civil War. Bogarde plays a Catholic priest who supports the Nationalist rebels. His fellow priests take sides with the Loyalist insurgency. As a consequence Bogarde resigns from the priesthood. He meet a mysterious woman (Gardner) when his city comes under attack. The Spanish Civil War was a bloody affair with atrocities committed by both sides. The Angel Wore Red represents the tragedies on the Spanish Civil War in an authentic and realistic way.