Cinema: Torture Test


It is a normal evening; two old school chums are getting together after seven years, catching up on each other's news. Alicia (Norma Aleandro) is particularly eager for Ana (Chunchuna VillafaƱe) to meet Gaby, the five-year-old girl she and her husband adopted when she was an infant. Late that night the two women sit gossiping and getting tiddly on eggnogs when, without at first modulating her tone, Ana explains why she left Argentina so suddenly, without saying goodbye to anyone. It is a tale of midnight abduction, a blow to her head--and waking up naked, tied to a table prepared for...

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