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The Official Story

La historia oficial

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Directed by Luis Puenzo
Argentina, 1985
Drama, History, War

Synopsis

Argentinean schoolteacher Alicia begins to suspect that her adopted daughter, Gaby, may be the child of a murdered political prisoner.

Synopsis

Argentinean schoolteacher Alicia begins to suspect that her adopted daughter, Gaby, may be the child of a murdered political prisoner.

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The Official StoryDirected byLuis Puenzo

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1985 | 2 wins including: Best Actress
Berlin International Film Festival
1986 | Winner: Interfilm Award - Otto Dibelius Film Award (Forum of New Cinema)
Academy Awards
1986 | Winner: Best Foreign Language Film
1986 | Nominee: Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Toronto International Film Festival
1985 | Winner: People's Choice Award

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