In September1973, in Chile, the American journalist Charles Horman arrives in Valparaiso with his friend Terry Simon to meet his wife Beth and bring her back to New York with him. However, they are surprised by the military coup d'état sponsored by the US Government to replace President Salvador Allende and Charles is arrested by the military force. His father Ed Horman, a conservative businessman from New York, arrives in Chile to seek out his missing son with Beth. He goes to the American Consulate to meet the Consul that promises the best efforts to find Charles while the skeptical Beth does not trust on the word of the American authorities. The nationalism and confidence of Ed in his government changes when he finds the truth about what happened with his beloved son. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Did You Know?
About two days before filming requiring shots of tanks, the Mexican Army denied access to such military vehicles. The picture's Mexican art department then on the run designed and created mock-up dummy tanks for the film which were made of wood. See more
Several late-70s AMC/VAM (Vehiculos Automotores Mexicanos S.A.) cars such as Hornets and Pacers appear throughout the movie, despite depicting events in 1973. See more
What we need to know is, can they order an American to "disappear" without consulting the Americans first?
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