‘A Twelve-Year Night’ review – a numbing chapter from the history of Uruguay

When it comes to fiction, I am not much into gore. Torture, unsolicited violence, trauma – none of these features in my absolute wish-list, be it for cinema or literature. Filmmaker Alvaro Brechner’s A Twelve-Year Night (La noche de 12 años), however, is a rare exception. Precisely for the fact […]