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The Secret in Their Eyes

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Original title
El secreto de sus ojos
Running time
129 min.
Argentina Argentina
Eduardo Sacheri, Juan José Campanella (Novel: Eduardo Sacheri)
Federico Jusid
Félix Monti
Co-production Argentina-Spain; 100 Bares, Tornasol Films, Haddock Films, Telefé, Televisión Española (TVE), Canal+ España
Thriller. Mystery. Drama | 1970s. Crime. Argentinian Dictatorship. Cop Movies
Synopsis / Plot
Benjamin Esposito is a judicial employee who decides to retire after writing a novel about a criminal case, which has been a witness and protagonist. Writing the book on the murder occurred in Buenos Aires in 1974, leads him to investigate his own past and for a period of argentina history marked by violence and death.
2009: Oscar: Best Foreign Language Picture
2010: BAFTA Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Language Picture
2010: European Film Awards: Nominated for Best Film
2010: César Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Film
2010: David di Donatello Awards: Nominated for Best European Film
2010: British Independent Film Awards (BIFA): Nominated for Best International Independent Film
2009: 2 Goya Awards: New Actress and Latin-American Movie. 9 Nominations
2009: San Sebastián International Film Festival: Official Selection
2009: Forqué Awards: Nominated for Best Film & Best Actor (Ricardo Darín)
2009: 5 Havana Film Festival Awards: Including Audience Award & Special Jury Prize
2009: Argentinean Academy: 13 Awards, inc. Best Picture and Director
2009: 11 Argentinean Film Critics Association Awards: Including Best Picture
2009: Ariel Awards (Mexico): Best Latin-American Film
2009: British Independent Film Awards: Nominated Best Foreign Film
2009: Cinema Writers Circle, Spain: 4 awards
2009: 9 Clarin Awards: Including Best Picture, Director and Screenplay
2009: Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards: Nominated Best Foreign Film
2010: Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards: Nominated Best Foreign Film
2010: London Critics Circle Film Awards: Nominated Foreign Language Film of the Year
2010: Vancouver Film Critics Circle: Nominated Best Foreign Film
2009: 13 Sur Awards: including Best Film, Director & Actor (Darín)
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