The Rescue (El rapto)

Latin Wave

Based on the novel by Martín Sivak and set in the 1980s, the fourth feature by Daniela Goggi is a historic drama that tells the story of Julio, who returns with his family to Argentina after the downfall of the brutal dictatorship that overpowered long-standing democracy. Yet things soon take an ugly turn as his brother is kidnapped and Julio becomes the lead negotiator with the criminals.

Organized by the MFAH in association with the creative partner Fundación PROA, Buenos Aires.
Sponsored by Tenaris.


Programmed in collaboration with Cinema Tropical.

The Rescue (El rapto)

Directed by Daniela Goggi
(Argentina/USA, 2023, 95 minutes, in Spanish with English subtitles)
Brown Auditorium Theater


Caroline Wiess Law Building
1001 Bissonnet Street
Houston, TX 77005
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