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?
This movie was made and released about four years after the events of the Nicaraguan revolution depicted in the film occurred in 1979. American reporter Bill Stewart was killed by Nicaraguan soldiers at that time. See more
When Claire and Russel drive to Leon, the position of the white rag at the car window changes several times. See more
Can I get a ride?
Referenced in Rewind This!
The Sandinista hymn
Music by 'Carlos Mejia' (as Carlos Mejia Godoy) See more