Only the sand and the mistral. And the Senegalese. Tall, black, resemble children which has been given a rifle and a uniform and an order of kill. Nobody can imagine how is this beach with cold in the night. There is a band for the wounded nor a little boiled water for the sick Finally, the author refers us your travel to Mexico in the Ipanema ship: when the Ipanema moves away from the jetty, others launched three shouting: Viva Mexico! Viva Cardenas! Long live the Republic! Nobody gave a Hurrah to France. Mistral Silvia, pseudonym of writer and film critic Hortensia Blanch Pita, born in Havana on December 1, 1914 and died in Lomas de Bellavista, Ciudad Lopez Mateos, of the State of Mexico.
Mother Galician and catalan father, from 1920 until 1926 lives in Vilalba, Lugo province, returning again to Havana. The Republic was proclaimed returns to Spain, settling in Barcelona, where he worked as Assistant in a chemical laboratory, at the time that collaborates in the literary supplement of the news, and, later, in the day graph. His passion for the cinema led him to exercise criticism film in the Popular Film, elite and projector Films magazines, and to make some film adaptations for Paramount and Metro companies. Affiliated with the National Labour Confederation (CNT), during the war provoked by the military rebellion of general Franco collaborates in magazines threshold and Solidaridad Obrera, and in the newspaper La Vanguardia, showing his Chronicles of war. It is also official Republican Radio announcer and Secretary of the new cinema magazine. He befriends the Hungarian graphic reporter Kati Horna, which maintains a collaboration that would last in exile. At the end of the war embarks on the path of exile in France passes by Les Mages (Gard) reception centre and the concentration camp of Argeles-sur Mer. In July 1939 he travelled from France to Veracruz, Mexico, on Board of the vessel Ipanema, accompanied by her husband.