Momentos Robados (1997)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Romantic Drama  |   Run Time - 100 min.  |   Countries - Argentina  |  
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This Argentine homage to Hollywood of the '40s focuses on bored Patagonian housewife, Letty (Assumpta Serna), married to older Tomas (Jorge Rivera Lopez), a doctor in an Argentina seaside community. The year is 1947, and Letty spends much time at the local cinema watching American films. Then one day she meets a handsome German, Gunther (Francois-Eric Gendron), suspected by Letty and others of being a fugitive Nazi spy. Her secrets and fantasies related to Gunther eventually backfire as both police and her husband become curious about her activities. Shown at the 1997 Toronto Film Festival.

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doctor/nurse, fantasy, fugitive, homemaker, Nazism, reality, spy