Netflix has released the trailer for their upcoming Spanish film “Elisa & Marcela” which is based on the true events that led to the first same-sex marriage in Spain, 1901. The film does not yet have a release date although it will be shown in selected cinemas too.
1885. Elisa and Marcela meet at the school where they both work. What begins as a close friendship ends in a romantic relationship that they must keep secret. Marcela’s parents are suspicious and send her abroad for a couple of years. When she returns, the reunion with Elisa is magical and they decide to share a life together. Now the focus of social pressure and gossip, they decide to map out a plan. Elisa will leave town for a time in order to come back disguised as Mario and be able to marry Marcela. But nothing will be that easy for this forbidden love.