ANTONIO PUIGJANÉ

ANTONIO PUIGJANÉ, EL PIRU

By Fabio ZURITA

FILMSTOFESTIVALS - as PROD / CONS

Social issues - Completed 2016

Antonio Puigjané decided to become a priest when he was 11 years old. The clear and obvious choice was made for the poor people, in Villa Martillo Chico, Mar del Plata, in La Rioja, with monsignor Angelelli, and again in Buenos Aires, accompanying the Mothers of Plaza de Mayo.

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& Awards

FICIP, Festival Internacional de Cine Político 2016
    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Social issues, Documentary
    • Countries
    • ARGENTINA
    • Languages
    • SPANISH
    • Duration
    • 75 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Fabio ZURITA
    • Writer(s)
    • Fabio ZURITA
    • Producer(s)
    • Graciela DE LUCA, Mónica AMARILLA
    • Synopsis
    • Antonio Puigjané decided to become a priest at the early age of 11 years old. The clear and obvious option was taken for the poor people and will turn up later, in Villa Martillo Chico, Mar del Plata, in La Rioja, with monsignor Angelelli, again in Buenos Aires, acompanying Plaza de Mayo`s Mothers. Once in democracy, he was banned to give mass for disobeying his superiors. He took part of the leading of the movement “Everybody for motherland” when some of its members were informed of a military uprising so deciding to take La Tablada`s barrack. Antonio is then condemned to 20 years in jail in the maximum security prison in Casero and Ezeiza till his conditional release. Now, the question is why was Antonio really in jail?
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