Nicaragua 1979: Star photographer Russel Price covers the civil war against president Somoza. Facing the cruel fighting - people versus army - it's often hard for him to stay neutral. When the Guerillas have him take a picture of the leader Rafael, who's believed to be dead, he gets drawn into the happenings. Together with his reporter friends Claire and Alex he has to hide from the army. Written by
Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>
Dateline: Central America. The First Casualty of War is the Truth.
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Did You Know?
One of two mid 1980s movies featuring photo-journalists covering war in Latin America. The other film was Salvador
(1986). See more
In the dark room of the guerrilla base the rays of sunlight are cast in two different directions, probably to form an appropriate atmosphere, however it is not possible in natural conditions. See more
Can I get a ride?
Referenced in Videoclub
The Sandinista hymn
Music by 'Carlos Mejia' (as Carlos Mejia Godoy) See more