Imagining Argentina (2003) (C)
An extraordinary story of love, compassion and danger.
Antonio Banderas and Academy Award winner Emma Thompson star in this gripping political thriller from Academy Award winning director Christopher Hampton.
Carlos Rueda (Banderas) is the director of a children's theater in Buenos Aires, a city haunted by the disappearance of thousands who have spoken up against the dictator in power.
When his wife, Cecilia (Thompson), disappears after writing a controversial article, Carlos discovers he has the power to look into the faces of those seeking the missing and see the fate of the people they love.
But no matter how desperately he searches for his own wife, he always finds himself one step behind.
Pushed to the limits of survival, it's up to Cecilia to find her way to Carlos in a journey filled with danger, horror and suspense. -- (C) Universal, 2003, Spain/UK/USA.
Starring Antonio Banderas, Emma Thompson, Ruben Blades, Maria Canals, Kuno Becker, Leticia Dolera, John Wood, Claire Bloom.
Directed by Christopher Hampton.
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