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,
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 »
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 »
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
Dolores is lucky to have such a devoted friend as you.
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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 »
It was enchanting the amount of effort that Alicia put into learning about where exactly her adopted daughter came from. This devotion shows the motherly love and interest that Alicia has towards her daughter. I felt some tension arising when Alicia was becoming particularly curious about her daughter's origin. Roberto seemed unbending to his wife's interrogation about the true identity of Ana, the little girl. By Roberto's actions and evidence she personally gathers, Alicia begins to suspect that the father of their daughter may have been taken from a woman who is among Argentina's "disappeared," which was likely a victim of violent political repression.
Films like these can be taken for what they are. However, let me warn you that although `La Historia Oficial' was based on true stories, be careful to assume that all of the facts and evidence that you see in the film are true. I myself enjoyed watching this movie for my Spanish conversation class, because it opened us up to a large floor of discussion. It was truly fascinating that the film provided us with the opportunity to express our opinions about so many controversial issues. I recommend `La Historia Oficial' to anyone, because I believe you can learn a great deal about a nation that feared its recent past.
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