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A TWELVE-YEAR NIGHT

by Álvaro Brechner

synopsis

1972. One autumn night, three political prisoners are taken from their prison cells in a secret military operation that will last twelve years. The three men remain isolated in tiny cells in which they spend most of the time with hoods over their heads. Among them is Pepe Mujica – later to become president of Uruguay…

international title: A Twelve-Year Night
original title: La noche de 12 años
working title: Memorias del calabozo (Memories From the Cell)
country: Spain, Argentina, France, Uruguay
sales agent: Latido Films
year: 2018
genre: fiction
directed by: Álvaro Brechner
film run: 123'
release date: ES 23/11/2018, IT 10/01/2019, FR 27/03/2019
screenplay: Álvaro Brechner
cast: Antonio de la Torre, Chino Darín, Alfonso Tort, César Troncoso, Soledad Villamil, Silvia Pérez Cruz, Mirella Pascual, Nidia Telles
cinematography by: Carlos Catalan
film editing: Irene Blecua, Nacho Ruiz Capillas
art director: Laura Musso, Daniela Calcagno
costumes designer: Alejandra Rosasco
music: Federico Jusid, Silvia Pérez Cruz
producer: Mariela Besuievsky, Birgit Kemner, Fernando Sokolowicz, Vanessa Ragone
executive producer: Vanessa Ragone, Cecilia Mato, Mariana Secco
associate producer: Simon Ofenloch
production: Tornasol Films, Manny Films, Salado Films (UY), Haddock Films (AR), Aleph Media (AR)
backing: Movistar + (ES), ICAA (ES), INCAA (AR), ICAU (UY), IBERMEDIA, EURIMAGES, Netflix
distributor: Movies Inspired, Syldavia Cinema, Le Pacte
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