Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Using the interrogation of a US counterinsurgency agent as a backdrop, the film explores the consequences of the struggle between Uruguay's government and the leftist Tupamaro guerrillas.
This was going to be the first movie shown in the new John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. It was cancelled because the plot of the movie was judged to be inappropriate. This caused a big controversy. A Washington D.C. television station took advantage of the controversy by acquiring the broadcast rights to the film and showing it uncut after running a big advertising campaign calling it the "film banned from the Kennedy Center."
We don't have much time. If you want to write...
Philip Michael Santore: I'll write. But not to the embassy. To my wife only.
The International Police Academy meeting, in the flashback, takes place in 1967. But mention is made that "Technological advances have put man on the moon," which would not occur until 1969.
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