Based on true events: a Paraguayan doctor and his family seek justice for his son, who was tortured to death by the dictatorial regime of Alfredo Stroessner.
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Joel Filártiga, the Paraguayan doctor whose story is the basis of that movie was born Joel Holden Filártiga Ferreira 15 August 1932 in Ybytymi, Paraguay and died July 5 2019 in Asunción, capital of Paraguay. See more
The opening titles of the film was changed for home video releases and widescreen editions opening with the HBO Showcase logo. The original broadcast version has the opening credits laid out against a map of South America. The HBO Showcase version has a more serious and simpler black on white text during the opening. The music is unchanged. See more