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?
First produced screenplay as a writer for writer-producer-director Ron Shelton
who later became a director. See more
At the beginning, when Price is given a lift from the soldiers (Oates is among them), the shadow of the whole crew is cast on the scene. See more
Can I get a ride?
The Sandinista hymn
Music by 'Carlos Mejia' (as Carlos Mejia Godoy) See more