CLANDESTINE CHILDHOOD

INFANCIA CLANDESTINA

By Benjamin AVILA

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Drama - Completed 2012

Argentina 1979. Due to the political activities of his family, 12 year-old Juan has to live under a fake identity. At school, he meets Maria, who knows him as Ernesto. Based on true facts, this is a story about militancy, undercover life and love. The story of a clandestine childhood.

Festivals
& Awards

Director's Fortnight 2012
Directors Fortnight
Toronto - TIFF 2012
Contemporary World Cinema
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
    • Countries
    • ARGENTINA, SPAIN, BRAZIL
    • Languages
    • SPANISH
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 110 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Benjamin AVILA
    • Writer(s)
    • Benjamin AVILA, Marcelo MÜLER
    • Producer(s)
    • Luis PUENZO (HISTORIAS CINEMATOGRAFICAS)
    • Synopsis
    • 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.
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