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The Time of the Doves
Natalia is an innocent pastry shop worker in pre-Civil War Spain when she meets Quimet, a charming and eccentric man. After a strange courtship they marry and quickly have some lovely children. They are a young, struggling couple but have a nice life in lovely Barcelona. One of Quimet's capricious ideas to to raise doves in their home. The children love it; Natalia gets a big headache from it. Gradually political discontent intensifies and times get r...