Director and producer Gerardo Herrero brought together a luxury international cast, led by Harvey Keitel, Saffron Burrows, and Eduard Fernández, for this ambitious adaptation of the homonymous investigative noir novel written by Manuel Vázquez Montalbán. Filmed in English, it follows the steps of an American female student living in Madrid in the 1980s who investigates the mysterious disappearance in the 1950s of a Basque politician exiled in the United States. Both time periods are magnificently recreated through a most outstanding art direction.
New York and the Dominican Republic in the 1950 ́s. Madrid, the Basque Country, Miami and the Dominican Republic in the 1980 ́s.The Galíndez Mystery unfolds in these places and eras. It is a film that combines real and fictional events, as well as living and dead characters, to portray and denounce the more or less secret, more or less legal U.S. strategy used to support Latin American dictatorship sand their crimes