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Clandestine Childhood (2011)
"Infancia clandestina" (original title)

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Juan lives in clandestinity. Just like his mum, his dad and his adored uncle Beto, outside his home he has another name. At school, Juan is known as Ernesto. And he meets María, who only ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Cristina alias Charo
Ernesto Alterio ...
Uncle Beto
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Horacio alias Daniel
Cristina Banegas ...
Grandmother Amalia
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Juan alias Ernesto Estrada
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Carmen
Douglas Simon ...
Gregorio
Violeta Palukas ...
María
Candelaria Irigoyen ...
Victoria
Lucas García ...
Felipe
Lucas Zenone ...
Esteban
Dylan Ezequiel Rodríguez ...
Sergio
Rodrigo Romero Odriozola ...
Claudio
Florencia Camila Pagliaroli ...
Natalia
Catalina Schneider ...
Paola
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Juan lives in clandestinity. Just like his mum, his dad and his adored uncle Beto, outside his home he has another name. At school, Juan is known as Ernesto. And he meets María, who only has one name. Based on true facts, set in the Argentina of 1979, this film is "one about love". Written by Historias Cinematográficas

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argentina | friend | school | montonero | exile | See more »

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Release Date:

20 September 2012 (Argentina)  »

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Clandestine Childhood  »

Box Office

Budget:

$1,009,653 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$880 (USA) (8 February 2013)

Gross:

$9,017 (USA) (8 February 2013)
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The official entry of Argentina to the Best Foreign Language Film of the 85th Academy Awards 2013. See more »

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Living de trincheras
Written by Ricardo Mollo and Diego Arnedo
Performed by Divididos
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what a sad story!!!
28 December 2012 | by (Brazil) – See all my reviews

When we see this movie, we start to think: what kind of people voluntarily put their own children in the middle of a dirty war?? What kind of fanaticism produces people like these? Unfortunately that kind of "leftist" fanaticism of the 1970's is somehow being replaced by other kinds of fanaticism so many innocent "idealists" keep falling for the sake of "ideas", ideologies or religions. In the middle of that craziness the only sane voice seems to be the kid's grandmother. But nevertheless, despite the sad story (the world is full of sad stories, isn't it?), this movie is very well realized and the acting, direction and editing are very good. The idea of using drawings to replace certain violent scenes was already used before in an Israeli movie but nevertheless was very well done.


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