Award-winning documentary about how one Uruguayan leftist survived solitary confinement during the dirty war. The story of former Tupamaro guerilla fighter, Henry Engler, whose prolonged confinement and torture during ...展开the Uruguayan dictatorship led to a mental breakdown. Today Dr. Engler is a Swedish citizen and a scientist renowned for his research into Alzheimer's disease. In this impressive documentary, the scientist visits the places of his painful past, painting an intimate and disturbing portrait of prison life under the dictatorship.
Awards won by "The Circle"
Festival Internacional del Nuevo Cine Latino Americano, Havana, TeleSur winner
Festival del Cinema Latino Americano, Trieste, Best Film
Festival Internacional de Cinema Bahía, Best Documentary, Best director, Best Screenplay