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A Twelve Year Night - © Tornasol Films

A Twelve Year Night

A Feature film by Álvaro Brechner

Release in France : 27/03/2019


    1973. Uruguay is governed by a military dictatorship. One autumn night, three Tupamaro prisoners are taken from their jail cells in a secret military operation. The order is precise: “As we can’t kill them, let’s drive them mad.” The three men will remain in solitary confinement for twelve years. Among them is Pepe Mujica – later to become president of Uruguay.

    Actors (8)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Co-production :

    Manny Films

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Latido films

    Foreign production companies :

    Tornasol Films, Haddock Films, Aleph Cine

    French distribution :

    Le Pacte

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    Photos (7)

    Full credits (12)

    Assistant Director :

    Javier Petit

    Foreign producers :

    Mariela Besuievsky, Gérardo Herrero, Vanessa Ragone, Fernando Sokolowicz

    Director of Photography :

    Carlos Catalán

    Editors :

    Irène Blecua, Nacho Ruiz Capillas

    Casting :

    Juana Martínez

    Artistic director :

    Laura Musso

    Screenwriter :

    Álvaro Brechner

    Co-producers :

    Birgit Kemner, Philippe Gompel

    Sound Recordist :

    Martin Touron

    Music Composer :

    Federico Jusid

    Costume designer :

    Alejandro Rosasco

    Sound Mixer :

    Laurent Chassaigne

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    Feature film

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    Sub-genre :

    Drama, Historical

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    Coproducer countries :

    Spain (90.0%), France (10.0%)

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    Nationality :

    Minority French (Spain, France)

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    Runtime :

    2 h 2 min

    Current status :

    Upcoming release

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