Part of the In Transit: Border Crossing in Spanish Language Cinema Series
Benjamin Avila / Argentina, Spain, Brazil / 110 min / 2012
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 the threat of capture and even death is constant. Meanwhile, Juan's daily life is full of warmth and humor. This story about militancy, undercover life, and love is the Argentine submission for the 2013 Best Foreign-Language Academy Award.