La Historia Oficial (The Official Story) (1985)
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This is an emotionally gripping, fictional look at a couple torn apart by the infamous Argentine campaign of killings and torture that sent thousands of accused terrorists to unmarked graves in the mid-and late-'70s. Alicia (Norma Aleandro) and Roberto (Hector Alterio) adopted a little girl (Analia Castro) during this period of governmental terror in Argentina. Alicia has always wondered about the parents of their little girl, a topic her husband has forced her into forgetting as a condition of
Apr 3, 1985 Wide
Jul 5, 2000
Koch Lorber Films
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A rare film, which makes a powerful political statement while telling a touching personal story. In his feature debut, Puenzo shows commitment to human rights without imposing explicit political doctrine.
An almost textbook example of how to use a personal story to tell and illuminate a much larger one (are you listening, Oliver Stone?).
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