THE HEAVY HAND OF LAW

LA LETRA DE LA LEY

By Fernán MIRÁS

ALEPH CINE - as PROD

First film - Completed 2016

A thriller that reveals the ups and downs of the judicial system in the 80s in a village in Argentina.

    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • First film, Drama
    • Countries
    • ARGENTINA
    • Languages
    • SPANISH
    • Budget
    • 5 - 10 M$
    • Duration
    • 100 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Fernán MIRÁS
    • Writer(s)
    • Fernán MIRÁS, Roberto GISPERT
    • Producer(s)
    • Fernando ruben SOKOLOWICZ (Arco Libre )
    • Synopsis
    • Gloria is a lawyer and public defender of an inner city who is raffled as a defender of a man in a rape case, a circumstance that put on evidence the reality of a society riddled with prejudices and still fearful, in the context of Argentina on 1983 . The rape has happened in Escondido, a town of 300 inhabitants, full of strange characters. The amount of injustices accumulate in the legal file, the police abuse , the neglect of the experts and the inexperience of the judiciary employees, are some of the issues that the defense attorney has to deal with to save Gómez of a wrongful conviction
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