Clandestine Childhood offers a unique perspective on a dark period of Argentine history, but keeps a small focus to prevent those elements from overwhelming the narrative. It’s a good movie, all round, and if it hasn’t made much of a splash since its release its still well worth taking a look at.
Category: Spanish Film Festival 2013
The filmmaker achieves much with what would be a very small budget, which only limits a few scenes in their scope. The film provides a wonderful snap shot into many different parts of Columbian life, contrasting the hardships of the jungle with the various forms of city life.
In 1955, Juan Peron has been exiled to Panama. To raise the cash to get him into Spain his handler pawns Evita’s prized jewels, which Franco’s wife spots and falls in love with.