Five years after his exciting diplomatic drama “The top”, icons of Argentine cinema Santiago Miter (“White elephant,” “pauline,” ) Y Ricardo Darín (“wild tales,” “The Secret in Their Eyes”) have teamed up once again for the “Argentina, 1985.” This time, however, their collaboration is much more fact than fiction, as the film seeks to bring one of Argentina’s most historic court trials to the big screen.
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“Argentina, 1985” is a dramatization of the 1985 Juicio a las Juntas, an internationally renowned court case in which prosecutors Julio César Strassera and Luis Moreno Ocampo brought the perpetrators of Argentina’s ‘Dirty War’ to justice. name given to the almost decade-long period in Argentine history when the de facto The military government sanctioned the kidnapping, interrogation and murder of some 15,000-30,000 suspected dissidents. With more than 800 witnesses called and 280 cases heard, the five-month trial was possibly the largest war crimes trial since Nuremberg in 1946.
Darin and Peter Lanzani (“The Angel,” “The clan”) star in this turbulent political-procedural, while Laura Paredes (“the flower”), Norman Briski (“An unexpected love“), Y Hector Diaz (“The Summit”) appear in supporting roles. Producers are Axel Kuschevatzky, pga, Federico Posternak, Agustina Llambi-Campbell, Ricardo Darín, Santiago Mitre, Santiago Carabante, Chino Darín and Victoria Alonso, pga.
“Argentina, 1985” is produced by amazon studios, The Union of the Rivers, kenyan moviesY infinite hill. It will be the first Argentine Amazon Original movie. This is the official synopsis of the film:
ARGENTINA, 1985 is inspired by the true story of Julio Strassera, Luis Moreno Ocampo and their young legal team of unlikely heroes in their battle of David against Goliath, in which, under constant threats, they dared to prosecute the bloodiest military dictatorship of Argentina against all odds and in a race against time to do justice to the victims of the Military Junta.
“Argentina, 1985” will compete in the next venice International Film Festival, which runs from August 31 to September 10, before hitting theaters and Prime Video in the fall. Check out the new trailer below.