Imagining Argentina

Overview

Accomplished British screenwriter Christopher Hampton directs the political drama Imagining Argentina, based on the novel by Lawrence Thornton. Set during the unsettling disappearances in Buenos Aires during the dictatorship of the 1970s, the film involves theater director Carlos Rueda Antonio Banderas and his wife Cecilia Emma Thompson. Shortly after Cecilia writes an editorial commentary questioning the mysterious abductions, she is herself abducted and taken into police custody. Soon Carlos develops the ...
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Overview

Accomplished British screenwriter Christopher Hampton directs the political drama Imagining Argentina, based on the novel by Lawrence Thornton. Set during the unsettling disappearances in Buenos Aires during the dictatorship of the 1970s, the film involves theater director Carlos Rueda Antonio Banderas and his wife Cecilia Emma Thompson. Shortly after Cecilia writes an editorial commentary questioning the mysterious abductions, she is herself abducted and taken into police custody. Soon Carlos develops the supernatural ability to see into the future and he imagines his wife meeting an awful fate during an escape attempt. To make matters worse, their teenage daughter Teresa Leticia Dolera is also kidnapped. Imagining Argentina was nominated for the Golden Lion at the 2003 Venice Film Festival.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/11/2005
  • UPC: 025192588525
  • Original Release: 2003
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  • Source: Universal Studios
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Subtitled / Dubbed
  • Sound: Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound
  • Time: 1:48:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 67,965

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Antonio Banderas Carlos Rueda
Emma Thompson Cecilia Rueda
Ruben Blades Silvio Ayala
Maria Canals Esmerala Palomares
Leticia Dolera Teresa Rueda
Kuno Becker Gustavo Santos
John Wood Amos Sternberg
Claire Bloom Mrs. Sternberg
Anton Lesser
Technical Credits
Christopher Hampton Director, Screenwriter
George Akers Editor
Kirk D'Amico Executive Producer
Sabina Daigeler Costumes/Costume Designer
George Fenton Score Composer
Lucas Foster Executive Producer
Janey Fothergill Casting
Diane Sillan Isaacs Producer
Geoffrey C. Lands Producer
Dennis McTaggart Sound/Sound Designer
Guillermo Navarro Cinematographer
Michael Peyser Producer
Santiago Pozo Producer
Barbara Perez Solero Production Designer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Imagining Argentina
1. Never Look Back (Main Titles) [3:33]
2. Hearing Her Cries [3:38]
3. Provocative Publication [3:57]
4. Remembering the Future [5:46]
5. Difficult Questions [3:38]
6. Killing Ground [9:23]
7. Vicious Pursuit [6:32]
8. Mass Disappearances [3:47]
9. Conjuring Tricks [4:28]
10. Vivid Imagination [4:17]
11. La Esperanza [4:52]
12. Remembering Every Detail [5:51]
13. Getting Aquainted [9:00]
14. "Red Death" [5:16]
15. Out of Business [4:44]
16. Punishment [7:00]
17. Following the Signs [10:47]
18. End Titles [6:47]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Imagining Argentina
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   Languages
      Spoken Language: English 5.1
      Spoken Language: Español
      Subtitles: English SDH
      Subtitles: Español
      Subtitles: Français
      Subtitles: Off
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