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El Tiempo Entre Costuras
Original Title: El Tiempo Entre Costuras
English Title: The Time In Between
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Spy
Based on the New York Times Bestseller “The Time In Between” by María Dueñas, a young seamstress’s life takes an unexpected turn when she finds herself pregnant, alone, and penniless during the Spanish Civil War. As Spain’s alliance with Nazi Germany deepens, she takes on a new identity and becomes an in-demand haute couture stylist for the wives of Nazi officials. But soon she becomes swept up in political intrigue when she begins helping the British Secret Service with coded messages in the seams of her dresses.
Sira Quiroga is a young Spanish dressmaker engaged to a solid suitor when a suave typewriter salesman upends her life. Spain is being upended by a civil war and the new regime’s growing alliances with Nazi Germany. Sira, smart, gutsy and resourceful with a Scarlett O’Hara-like ability to whip up designer duds on a moment’s notice, Sira has spunk. Sira gains and loses a small fortune, is dumped by her cad of a lover in Morocco, runs guns to get the cash to start her life anew and becomes couturier to the Nazi wives stationed in Madrid. Urged on by her friend, the real-life British spy Rosalinda Fox, Sira, too, aids the British cause.