Long Night of Francisco Sanctis

Nominee
Golden Camera
Cannes Film Festival
Nominee
Un Certain Regard ~ Avenir Prize
Cannes Film Festival
Nominee
Horizons Award
San Sebastián International Film Festival
[This] dark journey of the soul [is an] atmosphere-driven, haunting feature debut.

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The Long Night of Francisco Sanctis

Buenos Aires, 1977. During the military dictatorship, Francisco Sanctis receives information about two people sentenced to "disappear." A quiet middle-aged family man without any political ties, Francisco is stunned by the urgency of his situation. That night he must make a crucial decision: whether or not to risk his own life to save others.

Festivals: Cannes, Cleveland IFF, Hamptons IFF, Busan IFF & more...
Genre
Drama
Runtime
78
Language
Spanish
Director
Francisco Márquez
Andrea Testa
Cast
Diego Velázquez, Laura Paredes, Valeria Lois
Awards:
Nominee, Golden Camera, Cannes Film Festival
Nominee, Un Certain Regard ~ Avenir Prize, Cannes Film Festival
Nominee, Horizons Award, San Sebastián International Film Festival
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FEATURED REVIEW
Boyd van Hoeij, Hollywood Reporter

At first glance, the life of Francisco Sanctis, a middle-class office worker from Buenos Aires with a wife and two young kids, is far removed from what’s going on at a political level in 1977 Argentina, where a junta deposed the government a year earlier and possible opponents of the new regime ...

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