Not Rated | | Drama, Thriller
In Uruguay in the early 1970s, an official of the US Agency for International Development (a group used as a front for training foreign police in counterinsurgency methods) is kidnapped by ... See full summary »
Ironically, the film was released a year before Chile witnessed its own violent military coup against the then favored and democratically elected President Salvador Allende by military commander Augusto Pinochet.
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 name of the Brazilian Ambassador in Uruguay is Fernando Campos (the name is revealed throughout the film). But in the beginning of the film right before his kidnap his name appears on a sign at his house as Roberto Campos. The filmmakers probably decided to make this change to avoid confusion with the real Brazilian minister of planning - Roberto Campos.