The Mexican Suitcase

The story of three lost boxes known as the Mexican Suitcase that were recovered in 2007. The boxes, misplaced in the chaos at the start of WWII, contained many of the Spanish Civil War negatives by the legendary photographer Robert Capa and fellow photographers Gerda Taro and David "Chim" Seymour.


“A fascinating detective story documentary about some of the greatest photographers of their generation.” - Daily Screen

“A window into that war is an ongoing trauma.” - Film Journal International
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  • October 10, 2019 (6:00pm - Glasgow)
  • October 16, 2019 (6:00pm - Manchester)
  • November 14, 2019 (6:00pm - Stirling)


  • Documentary


  • Trisha Ziff

Main Cast

  • Ernest Alós, Juan Diego Botto, Sebastian del Amo, Antonio de la Fuente Ferraz

Release Year

  • 2011


  • Mins: 86'