A Twelve-Year Night (La noche de 12 años) (2018)

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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.

Cast

Antonio de la Torre
as José "Pepe" Mujica
Chino Darín
as Mauricio Rosencof
Alfonso Tort
as Eleuterio Fernández Huidobro
Soledad Villamil
as Psychiatrist
César Troncoso
as Military commander
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Critic Reviews for A Twelve-Year Night (La noche de 12 años)

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The beginning will undoubtedly be among the best shots of the year. [Full review in Spanish]

Nov 27, 2018 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

Álvaro Brechner has reconstructed with remarkable rigor the story of these three characters who survived. [Full review in Spanish]

Nov 26, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Renouncing a discourse on the ideological, Brechner opts for the universality of the sensory experience of those who, deprived even of the word, maintained a pulse with madness. [Full Review in Spanish]

Nov 26, 2018 | Full Review…

The performances are very credible. [Full Review in Spanish]

Oct 1, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

A painful film, at times cruel, but very well done. [Full review in Spanish]

Sep 27, 2018 | Full Review…

Suspense is not a dramatic alternative that [director Álvaro] Brechner manages. [Full review in Spanish]

Sep 27, 2018 | Full Review…

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