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Valentina was along, very popular television series. This film is the first part of a four-part film version made from the
series. The story, set in the early part of the century in an Aragonese village, is a about the childhood memories of a narrator, who was to die in a concentration camp in 1939. The episodes related centre on the childhood romance that sprang up between him and a pretty girl, and the troubles he got into because of her. It also shows Anthony Quinn in his first Spanish speaking role, as a priest who was the young boy's kindly mentor.