Infancia clandestina
Clandestine Childhood

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.
Informations techniques
spanish
Marcelo Müller, Benjamín Ávila
Iván Gierasinchuk
Fernando Soldevila
Yamila Fontán
Gustavo Giani
Pedro Onetto, Marta Roca Alonso
Ernesto Alterio, Natalia Oreiro, César Troncoso, Teo Gutiérrez Moreno, Cristina Banegas
Professionnal information
Biography
Benjamín Ávila

Producer of educational television programmes. Screenwriter and director of short films. Winner of international awards for documentary feature Nietos, on the children of « the disappeared » whose identities were re-established by the Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo. Infancia clandestina is his first feature film, based on true events in his life.

World premiere
Feature film / Argentina / Spain / Brazil / 1h52 / couleur / color / Directors' Fortnight 2012
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