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La historia oficial
 (The Official Story)
1985
Part of the Cinemateca series presented with UNO's Office of Latino & Latin American Studies with support from Sam Walker and Elizabeth Emlen Walker
Friday, September 5 - Thursday, September 11, 2008

A mother suspects that her adopted daughter’s birth parents may have been victims of Argentina’s “Dirty War” (1976-1983) in this Academy Award-winner for Best Foreign Language Film.

Una madre sospecha que los padres biológicos de su hija pudieron haber sido víctimas de la “Guerra Sucia” en Argentina (1976-1983) en este filme ganador del Óscar a la mejor película en lengua extranjera.

Read more about LA HISTORIA OFICIAL in our Film Notes.



AWARDS
Academy Award Winner: Best Foreign Language Film

 
Film Information

Directed By
Luis Puenzo

Starring
Héctor Alterio
Norma Aleandro
Chunchuna Villafañe
Hugo Arana
Guillermo Battaglia
Chela Ruíz
Patricio Contreras
María Luisa Robledo
Aníbal Morixe
Jorge Petraglia
Analia Castro
Daniel Lago
Augusto Larreta
Laura Palmucci
Leal Rey


Running Time
112 minutes

Country of Origin
Argentina

Language
Spanish, with English subtitles

Release Year
1985