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A Twelve-Year Night (2018)

La noche de 12 años
Running time: 122 min. | Genre: Drama, Based on real facts, Prison drama, 70's
A Twelve-Year Night

Synopsis

1973. Uruguay is governed by a military dictatorship. One autumn night, three Tupamaro prisoners are taken from their jail cells in a secret military operation. The order is precise: "As we can't kill them, let's drive them mad". The three men will remain in solitary confinement for twelve years. Among them is Pepe Mujica, later to become president of Uruguay.

Cast

Nominations & Awards

Goya

Best Adapted Screenplay
WINNER
Best Supporting Actor (Antonio de la Torre)
NOMINATED
Best Hispano American Film
NOMINATED

Platino

Best Hispano American Film
NOMINATED
Film and Education Values
NOMINATED
Best Director (Álvaro Brechner)
NOMINATED
Best Screenplay
NOMINATED
Best Score
NOMINATED
Best Cinematography
NOMINATED

Details

Original title

La noche de 12 años

Director

Álvaro Brechner

Producer

Coproducción Uruguay-Argentina-España-Francia; Alcaravan, Haddock Films, Hernández y Fernández P.C, Manny Films, Movistar+, Salado Films, Tornasol Films, ZDFArte

Running time

122 min.

Screenwriter

Álvaro Brechner

Music

Federico Jusid

Cinematography

Carlos Catalán

Year

2018

Country

Uruguay Uruguay

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