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Captive (2003)

Cautiva (original title)
Unrated | | Drama | 20 October 2005 (Argentina)
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Cristina's life is thrown into turmoil when she is suddenly escorted from her strict Catholic school in Buenos Aires and told that she is really Sofía Lombardi, the daughter of activists ... See full summary »

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Gaston Biraben

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Gaston Biraben
5 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bárbara Lombardo ... Cristina Quadri / Sofía Lombardi
Susana Campos ... Elisa Dominich
Hugo Arana ... Juez Barrenechea
Osvaldo Santoro Osvaldo Santoro ... Pablo Quadri
Noemí Frenkel Noemí Frenkel ... Licenciada Bernstein
Lidia Catalano ... Martha
Mercedes Funes Mercedes Funes ... Angélica
Silvia Baylé Silvia Baylé ... Adela de Quadri
Luis Gianneo Luis Gianneo ... Doctor Gómez
Margara Alonso Margara Alonso ... Hermana Teresa
Roxana Berco Roxana Berco ... Ana
Marcela Ferradás Marcela Ferradás ... Profesora Lucrecia
Antonio Ugo Antonio Ugo ... Jorge Macías, Tuco
Floria Bloise Floria Bloise ... Madre Superiora
César Bordón César Bordón ... Raúl
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Cristina's life is thrown into turmoil when she is suddenly escorted from her strict Catholic school in Buenos Aires and told that she is really Sofía Lombardi, the daughter of activists who disappeared in the '70s. Questioning everything she once thought true, Cristina embarks on a journey to find her true identity. Meeting others like herself, the young girl soon discovers the real-life horrors of Argentina's relatively recent past and the nightmare that claimed tens of thousands of lives during the country's "dirty war." Written by Koch Lorber Films

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A whole life ahead. A whole past to face. See more »

Genres:

Drama

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Unrated | See all certifications »

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Country:

Argentina

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

20 October 2005 (Argentina) See more »

Also Known As:

Cautiva See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,220, 12 November 2006

Gross USA:

$16,259

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$16,259
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Dolby Digital

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Color
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The feature film debut of Bárbara Lombardo. See more »

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Harrowing journey of Argentine teenager discovering her painful past.
24 July 2003 | by noiseguySee all my reviews

CAUTIVA is an emotionally powerful story about a teenage girl in Argentina learning that she is one of the children of the "disappeared." The actress in the lead role is a fresh and wonderful surprise. The story builds entirely from her point of view, and the greatest pleasure of it is watching her mature and come to grips with her family and her past in front of our eyes. Direction is first-rate, and the film is an experience from which no one walks away unaffected.


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