This films tells the true story of seven teenagers who agitated for reduced student bus fares under two different regimes in Argentina, with tragic results. At first succeeding under the ... See full summary »
Alejo García Pintos,
At age 42, Rafael Belvedere is having a crisis. He lives in the shadow of his father, he feels guilty about rarely visiting his aging mother, his ex-wife says he doesn't spend enough time ... See full summary »
A couple of friends work for a taxi driver to rob his passengers, but they feel like they're getting ripped off. They decide to plan their own robberies, but they are amateurs and things ... See full summary »
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 »
The film is seen through the eyes of a ten-year-old boy, Harry (Matías del Pozo), who does not know that Argentina's 1976 coup d'état is impacting his life. After witnessing the "... See full summary »
A road movie that begins when a man tries to rob a bank and the bank's clerk, a yuppie, pretends the thief has kidnapped him to help him run away. While they're running away, they meet a ... See full summary »
A recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature, who has been living in Europe for decades, accepts an invitation to receive a prize. In Argentina he finds both similarities and irreconcilable differences with the people of his hometown.
Alicia Marnet de Ibáñez is a high school history professor and a well-to-do housewife in Buenos Aires, circa 1983, after the fall of the "junta militar" that had taken over the government since 1976. She has a husband, Roberto, who is a succesful lawyer and a five-year-old adopted daughter.Written by
Official submission of Argentina for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category of the 58th Academy Awards in 1986. See more »
Time for bed, Gaby.
Just a little longer. One more story.
The one about the invisible paint? This paint makes things invisible. For instance, we paint your bed and it vanishes. Then mommy will think you're sleeping in mid-air.
Mommy, is she like Dolores? Is she your "divided" friend?
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The 2015 restoration is extended by 2 minutes due to the inclusion of restoration credits at the beginning and end of the film. The opening restoration credits play over the opening scenes in Alicia's classroom. During the restoration end credits, the background goes black and the instrumental version of 'El país de nomeacuerdo' is looped. See more »
This dramatic and powerful film touches the heart of anybody who has investigated their own life and has had to confront the issues they uncover. The personal struggle that the main character, Alicia, goes through in discovering the truth about her adoptive child is heart-wrenching. She battles within herself and with society to come to a personal understanding of her responsibility to her child and how the world works. Alicia's struggle also serves to make each and every one of us think about our own lives and how the actions we take have greater effects on the world as a whole. The fact that this movie is based on historical truth makes it an even more emotional story and I believe that the movie serves as a testimony to all those who have been affected by the situation. Although the film tells a personal story, it symbolizes all of the affected people of Argentina and throughout the world who have experienced similar saddening events and losses. The film serves to educate the public about such tragedies while also conveying a personal message. I learned a lot about the history of Argentina and, although I have never experienced such events in my personal life, I was able to easily relate to the characters in the film. I understand how difficult it is to feel cheated from something and to struggle internally with your own actions. I think that everybody in their own life is trying to come to an ultimate truth of where they come from, who they are, and who they want to be. I believe that by the end of the film Alicia has answered these questions in how they pertain to her own life and to her family. This is a great film and I highly recommend it!
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