“Argentina, 1985”, next film directed by the multi-award winning Santiago Miter and starring Ricardo Darín and Peter Lanzani in the roles of prosecutors Julio Strassera and Luis Moreno Ocampo, known for having led the accusation against those most responsible for the last civic-military dictatorship in what is known as the Trial of the Boards, filming has already begun.
The announcement was made by Amazon Prime Video, the platform on which the film – the first of local origin for its studies – will land after its arrival in theaters, and which it co-produces with the companies La Unión de los Ríos, Kenya Films and Infinity Hill.
Miter, scriptwriter of other renowned titles such as “Leonera” (2008) and “Elefante blanco” (2012) and director of “The student” (2011), “La patota” (2015) and “La cordillera” (2017), will adapt for the big screen the real story of the prosecutor’s office led by Strassera and Moreno Ocampo, who, accompanied by a group of young lawyers, were the ones who brought to trial the executors of one of the darkest chapters in Argentine history, the dictatorship established between 1976 and 1983.
Co-scripted by Miter and Mariano Llinás (“Extraordinary stories”) and with the plan of filming it in the real locations where the events took place, the film promises to “take the public on a journey through a fundamental moment in the history” of the country. said Javiera Balmaceda, head of Original Content for Latin America at Amazon Studios.
“The amazing internationally recognized cast, director and entire production team will make one of the most exciting and best produced films that is sure to keep our audiences talking.” he added in statements to the press.
In that sense, the film’s producers agreed that they are “excited to be able to follow the unique point of view of Santiago Miter when narrating this suspenseful story, inspired by the real events of the legal cause that changed Justice. forever”.