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?
Wikipedia states about the film's music score and soundtrack: "The score is by the Greek electronic composer Vangelis
. The movie's piano theme has been used extensively in commercials, but an official release of the film's soundtrack has not yet occurred. The main theme appeared first on Vangelis
' 1989 album Themes. The main theme is also available on a the Festival De Cannes (60th Anniversary) compilation of famous soundtracks. A bootleg release of the soundtrack exists. A sung version with lyrics by Tim Rice
has been recorded by Elaine Paige
". See more
In the opening scene, as Charlie and Terry are getting out of Capt. Tower's car, Terry opens her door just a bit and pauses, as Capt. Tower hands her his card. Shot is from outside the car on Terry's side. In the next shot, from Capt. Tower's side, the door hasn't been opened yet. See more
Capt. Ray Tower, USN
You gotta learn to stay ahead of the power curve, kid.
Referenced in Rewind This!
ALL OR NOTHING AT ALL
Written by Arthur Altman
(uncredited) and Jack Lawrence
Performed by Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra
(as Jimmy Dorsey and his Orchestra)
Courtesy of MCA Records, Inc. See more