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Night of the Pencils (1986)

03/14/1987 (US) Drama 1h 45m


The Night of the Pencils was a series of kidnappings and forced disappearances, followed by the torture, rape, and murder of a number of young students during the last Argentine dictatorship (known as the National Reorganization Process). The kidnappings took place over the course of several days beginning on September 16, 1976.

  1. Héctor Olivera

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Daniel Kon


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  1. Alejo Garcia Pintos

    Alejo Garcia Pintos


  2. Vita Escardó


  3. Pablo Novak

    Pablo Novak

    Horacio (as Pablo Novarro)

  4. Leonardo Sbaraglia

    Leonardo Sbaraglia


  5. José María Monje

    José María Monje

    Panchito (as José Ma. Monje Berbel)

  6. Pablo Machado


  7. Adriana Salonia

    Adriana Salonia

    María Clara

  8. David Gerber


  9. Marcelo Serre


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Night of the Pencils

Original Title La Noche de los Lápices

Status Released

Original Language Spanish; Castilian

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