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A Twelve-Year Night (2018)

La noche de 12 años (original title)
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1973. Uruguay is governed by a military dictatorship. One autumn night, three Tupamaro prisoners are taken from their jail cells in a secret military operation. The order is precise: "As we... See full summary »

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Álvaro Brechner
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Credited cast:
Antonio de la Torre ... José Mujica
Chino Darín ... Mauricio Rosencof
Alfonso Tort Alfonso Tort ... Eleuterio Fernández Huidobro
César Troncoso ... Militar
Soledad Villamil ... Psiquiatra
Sílvia Pérez Cruz ... Ivette (as Silvia Pérez Cruz)
Mirella Pascual ... Lucy
Nidia Telles Nidia Telles ... Rosa
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Álvaro Armand Ugón Álvaro Armand Ugón
César Bordón César Bordón ... Sargento Alzamora
Luciano Ciaglia Luciano Ciaglia ... Gómez
John De Luca ... Soldado Martinez
Kornel Doman ... Keller
Lisandro Fiks Lisandro Fiks ... Cabo Sapito
Rogelio Gracia Rogelio Gracia
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1973. Uruguay is governed by a military dictatorship. One autumn night, three Tupamaro prisoners are taken from their jail cells in a secret military operation. The order is precise: "As we can't kill them, let's drive them mad." The three men will remain in solitary confinement for twelve years. Among them is Pepe Mujica - later to become president of Uruguay. Written by Tornasol

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The only defeated are those who lower their arms


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Uruguay | Spain | Argentina | France | Germany

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Spanish

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28 December 2018 (USA) See more »

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Madrid, Madrid, Spain See more »

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1.85 : 1
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The Sound of Silence
Written by Paul Simon
Arranged and Performed by Sílvia Pérez Cruz (as Silvia Pérez Cruz)
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A cinematic masterpiece influenced by a sad poetic spirit.
3 January 2019 | by ahmednasr92See all my reviews

The film, which appears to be a political film at the beginning, is a film about human nature, how people think, believe and survive, in fact. A cinematic masterpiece influenced by a sad poetic spirit.


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