The Official Story

The Official Story

Set in Buenos Aires during the final years of Argentina's military dictatorship, Luis Puenzo's Academy Award-winning debut tells the story of the wife of a wealthy businessman who discovers that their adopted child may be the progeny of a desaparecido (a victim of the forced disappearances that occurred during Argentina's last military dictatorship), forcing her to reveal the truth about her country's legacy of corruption and murder.
Set in Buenos Aires during the final years of Argentina's military dictatorship, Luis Puenzo's Academy Award-winning debut tells the story of the wife of a wealthy businessman who discovers that their adopted child may be the progeny of a desaparecido (a victim of the forced disappearances that occurred during Argentina's last military dictatorship), forcing her to reveal the truth about her country's legacy of corruption and murder.