Temps de silenci

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Temps de silenci
GenreSoap opera
Period drama
Country of originSpain
Original languageCatalan
No. of episodes53
Running time50 min (approx.)
Original networkTV3
Original release17 January 2001 (2001-01-17) –
10 April 2002 (2002-04-10)
Related shows16 dobles

Temps de silenci (lit.'Time of Silence') is a Catalan-language soap opera. It aired from 2001 to 2002 on TV3.


The fiction follows the lives of three families during the francoist dictatorship: the Dalmau-Muntaner, representantives of the Catalan bourgeoisie; the Comes, a Catalan artisan family, and the Hernández-Utrera, representatives of the immigrant working class,[1] intermingling the grand narrative of history and the little stories of characters' daily lives.[2]

While largely set in the Francoist dictatorship, the fiction eventually spanned to the marriage of Cristina de Borbón and Iñaki Urdangarín in 1997.[1]

Production and release[]

It premiered on 17 January 2001.[3] Consisting of fifty three 50-minute long episodes, the broadcasting run ended on 10 April 2002.[3][2]

The series sparked a spin-off, 16 dobles.[4]


  1. ^ Jump up to: a b Julian 2020, p. 160.
  2. ^ Jump up to: a b Julian 2020, p. 161.
  3. ^ Jump up to: a b "Les sèries en català: 3 en 1". CPNL (in Catalan). 19 July 2017.
  4. ^ Paül i Agustí 2015, p. 266.
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