Argentine Movies on Thursdays: The Secret in Their Eyes
On the third Thursday of each month the Embassy of Argentina will present a movie series dedicated to award winning filmmakers. On June 22 the movie The Secret in Their Eyes by Juan José Campanella (Son of the Bride) will be screened. In Spanish with English subtitles. Free.
June 22 at 6:30 PM
Embassy of Argentina
1600 New Hampshire Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20009
(M) Dupont Circle
Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)
Director: Juan José Campanella
Cast: Ricardo Darín, Soledad Villamil, Pablo Rago, Guillermo Francella, José Luis Gioia.
Running time: 126 min.
Genre: Thriller. Drama
Benjamin Esposito has spent his entire working life as a criminal court employee. Recently retired, and with time on his hands, he decides to write a novel. He does not decide to make up a story. There is no need to. He can draw on his own past as a civil servant for a true, moving and tragic story in which he was once very directly involved. In 1974 his court was assigned an investigation into the rape and murder of a beautiful young woman.
2009: Oscar: Best Foreign Language Film
2009: Goya: Best New Actress (S. Villamil), Best Spanish Language Film.