They were held and tortured at the ESMA (the School of Naval Engineering), and were never seen again.
Moving tale based on letters Alice Domon sent to her family and friends back home as well as on the testimony of many friends in Argentina who remember her humanity and courage. She shared the lives of those in need, helped heeling their sick and bringing in their crops. And she raised their political awareness… which brought her to the attention of the regime.
A film retracing recent history that is by no means in the past.
Oct. 2011: Former Argentine naval officer Alfredo Astiz - known as the "Blond Angel of Death" - was found guilty for the disappearance of two French nuns and has been sentenced for life for crimes against humanity during military rule in 1976-83.
"A sensitive portrait that looks back onto the years of the dictatorship during which nearly thirty thousand people disappeared". (Télérama 01 May 2019)
Festivals and Awards:
* Coral Award for Best Documentary, Havana Film Festival , Cuba (2001)