The official story: La historia oficial

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Publisher:
Koch Lorber Films :
Pub. Date:
c2004.
Edition:
Widescreen.
Language:
Spanish
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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 the adoption -- he alone knows the full story. Thanks to censorship, Alicia -- like others -- is not fully aware of how much killing has gone on until her students at school start complaining that their textbook histories were written by murderers. Add to this a long conversation with a friend who had been in exile after she was tortured by the government, and Alicia starts to do some serious political and personal research on her own. The results reveal the identity of the little girl's dead parents and reveal that Alicia's husband has had a nasty hand in the government repression and dirty dealings with foreign businesses. She also learns the identity of the girl's grandmother. Her next decision will determine what to do with this information. ~ Eleanor Mannikka, Rovi
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auth_author2 Aleandro, Norma., Alterio, Hc?tor, 1929-, Arana, Hugo., Bortnik, Aida., Pineyro, Marcelo., Puenzo, Luis., Villafane, Chunchu?na.
author2-role Aleandro, Norma., Alterio, Hc?tor,1929-, Arana, Hugo., Bortnik, Aida., KOCH Vision (Firm), Koch Lorber Films., Pineyro, Marcelo., Puenzo, Luis., Villafane, Chunchu?na.
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display_description An Argentine teacher lives in blissful ignorance of the evils perpetrated by her country's government. Over time, she begins to suspect that her adopted daughter may have been the child of a murdered political prisoner. When she attempts to unearth the truth, her investigation reveals levels of political corruption so abhorrent that the illusions of her past life are irrevocably shattered.
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subject_facet Adopted children -- Argentina -- Drama, Feature films, Foreign films, Political corruption -- Argentina -- Drama, Teachers -- Argentina -- Drama
title_display The official story La historia oficial
title_full The official story [videorecording] = La historia oficial / written by Aida Bortnik, Luis Puenzo ; produced by Marcelo Pineyro ; directed by Luis Puenzo
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