R | | Drama, Romance, Thriller
During Dirty War, half-English doctor in Argentina befriends the police, the rebels and the alcoholic Honorary British Consul, whose Latino wife he seduces. When the consul is mistakenly kidnapped by the rebels, he must pick a side.
Sir Michael Caine started work on this movie, arriving in Veracruz, Mexico just a few days after completing work on Educating Rita (1983) in Dublin, Ireland.
I have to take every possibility into account, doctor. Even a crime of passion.
Dr. Eduardo Plarr: Passion? I'm an Englishman.
NBC edited 6 minutes from this film for its 1987 network television premiere.
English, Spanish, Latin
$2,208,976 2 October 1983
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