Chronicle of an Escape

Release date:November 28, 2007

Studio:IFC First Take

Director:Adrián Caetano

MPAA Rating:N/A

Screenwriters:, ,

Starring:Rodrigo De la Serna, Pablo Echarri, Nazareno Casero, Lautaro Delgado, Matías Marmorato, Martín Urruty, César Albarracín, Diego Alonso, Leonardo Bargiga, Luis Enrique Caetano, Alfredo Castellani, Andrés Chinello, Daniel Cúparo, Guillermo Javier de la Vega, Daniel Di Biase


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Plot Summary:

A true story of terror and survival from filmmaker Israel Adrian Caetano. Buenos Aires, 1977. A task force working for the fascist Argentine military government kidnaps Claudio Tamburrini, goalkeeper of a B-league soccer team, and takes him to a clandestine detention center known as Sere Mansion: a forbidding old building in the suburban neighborhood of Moron. Claudio enters a living hell of interrogations, beatings, humiliations & betrayals. A nightmare world of arbitrary lunatic rules and relentless violence, mental and physical. Alongside other young detainees, he battles to survive while awaiting his fate to be decided. After four months of imprisonment, with execution looking certain, Claudio and three other prisoners make their desperate move. Forcing open a window in the middle of a thunderstorm, completely naked, they jump into the void. Their flight into the future begins. (aka: "Crónica de una fuga")