THE LONG NIGHT OF FRANCISCO SANCTIS | La Larga Noche de Francisco Sanctis
Directed by: Andrea Testa, Francisco Márquez | Narrative Feature | 80 min | Spanish | US PremiereAbout the Film
Francisco Sanctis (Diego Velázquez) is a middle-aged office worker whose mundane routine is interrupted one night when Elena (Valeria Lois), an old friend from college, informs him of an upcoming kidnapping that only he can prevent. The year is 1977 and Argentina is in the middle of a military dictatorship. Living under the threat of surveillance and paranoia, acting on this information could endanger Francisco’s comfortable life, but can he simply ignore this news? Thrust back into the politics of his youth, Francisco is forced into a moral dilemma in this heart-pounding and award-winning drama.