• Publication date: September 9, 2009

Imagining Argentina

A man discovers his unique psychic ability following his wife's imprisonment.

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 2003

MBC Max:

May 19, 2016 13:30 (KSA) ~ May 19, 2016 12:30 (CLT)

(mbc.net) Antonio Banderas portrays Carlos Rueda, a theater director living in a despotic 1970s Argentina, where those who question the government's authority are regularly taken from their beds at night,and never seen again.  His wife Cecilia (Emma Thompson) is among the junta's victims: a journalist who dared to speak against the regime.

Just when Carlos loses all hope of seeing Cecilia again, he experiences a vision indicating her location and current condition.  Carlos' gift not only encompasses knowledge of Cecilia's whereabouts, but also that of many other prisoners, whose family members soon become his loyal followers.

Starring:

  • Antonio Banderas
  • Emma Thompson
  • Leticia Dolera
  • María Canals
  • Rubén Blades

Directed by: Christopher Hampton

Rating: Rated R for violence/torture and brief language.