Imagining Argentina

Imagining Argentina

Director: Christopher Hampton Cast: Antonio Banderas, Emma Thompson, Ruben Blades

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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.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/11/2005
UPC: 0025192588525
Original Release: 2003
Rating: R
Source: Universal Studios
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time: 1:48:00
Sales rank: 61,340

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Antonio Banderas Carlos Rueda
Emma Thompson Cecilia Rueda
Rubén 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 Actor

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

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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