2012

Argentina - Spain - Brazil

110min - DCP - Scope - Color

Original language: Spanish

 

 

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Cast

Ernesto ALTERIO
Natalia OREIRO
César TRONCOSO

Credits

Director: Benjamin Avila

Producer : Luis Puenzo
Production Company : HISTORIAS CINEMATOGRAFICAS / HABITACION 1520 PRODUCCIONES
Co-production Company : ANTÀRTIDA PRODUCCIONS / ACADEMIA DE FILMES /RADIO Y TELEVISIÓN ARGENTINA
Screenplay : Benjamin Avila & Marcelo Müller
Director of photography : Ivan Gierasinchuk
Music : Pedro Onetto
Editing : Gustavo Giani

Festivals & Awards

Guadalajara 2013 - Best Ibero-American Film - Best Actor (Ernesto Alterio)

Cannes 2012 - Directors' Fortnight

Toronto 2012 - Contemporary World Cinema

San Sebastian 2012 - Horizontes Latinos

 

 

Clandestine Childhood

INFANCIA CLANDESTINA

a film by :Benjamin Avila

Argentina 1979. After years of exile, Juan (12) and his family come back to Argentina under fake identities. Juan’s parents and his uncle Beto are members of the Montoneros Organization, which is fighting against the Military Junta that rules the country. Because of their political activities they are being tracked down relentlessly. His friends at school and the girl he loves, Maria, know him as Ernesto, a name he must not forget, his family’s survival being at stake. This is a story about militancy, undercover life and love. The story of a clandestine childhood.

French Synopsis :

Argentine, 1979. Juan, 12 ans, et sa famille reviennent à Buenos Aires sous une fausse identité après des années d’exil. Les parents de Juan et son oncle Beto sont membres de l’organisation Montoneros, en lutte contre la junte militaire au pouvoir qui les traque sans relâche. Pour tous ses amis à l’école et pour Maria dont il est amoureux, Juan se prénomme Ernesto. Il ne doit pas l’oublier, le moindre écart peut être fatal à toute sa famille. C’est une histoire de militantisme, de clandestinité et d’amour. L’histoire d’une enfance clandestine.

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