Norma Aleandro Robledo (born May 2 1936) is an Academy Award-nominated Argentine actress, born in Buenos Aires to María Luisa Robledo and Pedro Aleandro, both actors.
Aleandro was a distinguished performer, playwright and director on the South American stage and also appeared regularly on television.
During the late 1970s she was vocal about her progressive views and during the rule of the military government she was exiled to Uruguay. Later Aleandro moved to Spain and did not return to Argentina until after the military junta fell in 1982.
In 1985 her breakout role in films was the Argentine Academy Award-winning film The Official Story. For her acting in the film she won, among others, the Cannes Award for best actress.
She worked in several other Argentine movies such as the Academy Award-nominated El Hijo de la Novia,Sol de Otoño, and El Faro.
Aleandro co-starred in a few Hollywood films such as One Man's War, with Anthony Hopkins, and Gaby: A True Story (1988) for which she received...
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La Fuga (English: The Escape) is an Argentine 2001 film directed by Eduardo Mignogna.The picture stars Ricardo Darin, Patricio Contreras, Miguel Angel Sola, Gerardo Romano and Ines Estevez.
In the summer of 1928, several inmates from the National Penitentiary in Buenos Aires managed to escape.
The film narrates the fate of each of these runaways in search of their destiny - tough men with their own ethical codes and ready to do anything not to return to prison.
Some of them will suffer violent deaths, while others manage to disappear. Sordid and moving stories, not excluding tenderness and love, mercy or horror sealed with a pact of prison love that will remain in the heart of Buenos Aires, as witness of the yearned-for freedom.
The Official Story (Spanish: La Historia Oficial) is a 1985 Argentine film directed by Luis Puenzo and written by Puenzo and Aída Bortnik. It has also been released as The Official Version in the United Kingdom and elsewhere.The film is about a couple in Buenos Aires with an adopted child. The mother comes to realize that her daughter may be the child of a desaparecido, that is, a victim of the disappearances that occurred during Argentina's Dirty War in the 1970s.
The film stars Norma Aleandro, Héctor Alterio, and others.
This story, based on real events that took place in Argentina, looks at a married couple torn apart by the campaign of killings and torture that sent thousands of accused political leftists to unmarked graves in the mid 1970s known as the Dirty War.
The story begins when Alicia (Norma Aleandro), a high school teacher and, Roberto (Héctor Alterio), a wealthy businessman, adopt a little girl named Gaby (Analia Castro). After five years Alicia wonders about the...,
Norma Aleandro was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina