What is the plot of the film La historia oficial?

This Argentine drama focuses on Alicia (Norma Aleandro), a high school history teacher who is leading a comfortable life with her husband, Roberto (Héctor Alterio), a businessman with ties to the military, and their adopted daughter. When Alicia begins to wonder about the identity of the little girl’s birth parents, she finds herself suspecting that her daughter may be the child of people abducted or killed by the government’s brutal crackdown on leftist groups.The Official Story / Film synopsis

What is the message of the movie Perfume?

I believe the perfume symbolizes life—love for life or hatred of it. If people live their lives for themselves alone, then despite having everything in life, life would still be meaningless.

What is the theme of La historia oficial?

The central theme of this potent and poignant movie is Argentinian society’s guilt over its complicity, during the 1976-1983 dictatorship, with the military’s so-called ‘dirty war’ against subversion. As many as 30,000 people were kidnapped and subsequently disappeared by the Army.

Why do the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo protest?

Wearing white headscarves to symbolize the diapers (nappies) of their lost children, embroidered with the names and dates of birth of their offspring, now young adults, the mothers marched in twos in solidarity to protest the denials of their children’s existence or their mistreatment by the military regime.

What is the theme of the official story?

What did the ending of perfume mean?

The reason Lydia’s twin sister was always more loved and adored is her scent. Her natural scent made people love her. In a sweet and innocent way that was almost child-like. For this reason, she ended up as the third Perfume murder victim. The second murder victim was the prostitute, Perle.

What happens at end of perfume?

Simon takes the perfume from her. The therapist warns her of the dangers of using it, that she will end up like Grenouille – devoured by love. Simon is truly desperate, though, and kills the therapist so she can take the perfume for herself. When Grünberg arrives on the scene he asks her what happened.

What happened to the Argentine junta?

By the 1980s, economic collapse, public discontent, and the disastrous handling of the Falklands War, resulted in the end of the Junta and the restoration of democracy in Argentina, effectively ending the Dirty War. Many members of the junta are currently in prison for crimes against humanity and genocide.