La historia oficial (The Official Story) 1985


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This Argentine drama focuses on Alicia, a high school history teacher who is leading a comfortable life with her husband, Roberto, a businessman with ties to the military, and their adopted daughter. When Alicia begins to wonder about the identity of the little girl's birth parents, she finds herself suspecting that her daughter may be the child of people abducted or killed by the government's brutal crackdown on leftist groups.

Curators' note:

An important aspect of the dictatorship of Argentina, the tale of the Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo.  

Directed by Luis Puenzo, Argentina, 1985. Runtime 112 mins. Rated M


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