INFANCIA CLANDESTINA

CLANDESTINE CHILDHOOD

By Benjamin AVILA

HISTORIAS CINEMATOGRÁFICAS - as PROD

Drama - Completed 2012

Juan lives in clandestinity. Just like his mum, his dad and his adored Uncle Beto, outside his home he has another name. At school, Juan is known as Ernesto. And he meets Maria, who only has one name. Based on true facts, set in the Argentina of 1979, this film is “one about love”.

Festivals
& Awards

Director's Fortnight 2012
Directors' Fortnight
San Sebastian FF 2012
Horizontes Latinos
Rio de Janeiro IFF 2012
Première Brazil
Tallinn Black Nights IFF 2012
Forum
Palm Spring IFF 2013
Best Foreign Language Film
    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Drama, Historical
    • Countries
    • ARGENTINA, SPAIN, BRAZIL
    • Languages
    • SPANISH
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 112 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Benjamin AVILA
    • Writer(s)
    • Benjamin AVILA, Marcelo MÜLLER
    • Producer(s)
    • Luis PUENZO (Historias Cinematograficas SA)
    • Synopsis
    • Argentina 1979. After years of exile, 12-year-old Juan 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.
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