When Rosana was a little girl, her favourite game was to play the spy: she would find a lot of mysteries in her house that she didn’t understand.
The biggest mystery of all: that her mother disappeared from home without explanation.
When Rosana turned 18, the phone rang in her house.
That phone call revealed her mother’s biggest secret: one that has to do with being a woman who dared to break the gender rules of Franco’s dictatorship.
This feature is episode 2 of De eso no se habla [We Don’t Talk About That], a (podcast) show that connects the dots between the personal and the collective silences in Spain.
Isabel Cadenas Cañón