Based on the true story of Swiss nurse Elisabeth Eidenbenz who helped Republican women fleeing the Franco dictatorship after the Spanish Civil War give birth to their children in a French concentration camp next to the Catalan border.

Prod Companies: Mediapro

Backers: Mediapro

Budget: $28m

Producers: Jaume Roures

Int’l sales: TBC

Director: TBC

Screenplay: Lluis Arcarazo, Jordi Galceran. Based on two books La Maternidad De Elna: Cuna De Los Exiliados by Assumpta Montilla, and Exodo: Del Campo De Argeles A La Maternidad De Elna


Production design: TBC

Art Director: TBC

Cast: Two leading international stars (TBC)

Locations: Southern France and Barcelona

Shooting from when until when: 2010 (exact dates TBC)

Contact: Jaume Roures, Mediapro, (34) 93 476 1551