About the film
Release Date: February 28, 1985
|Production Companies||:||Neruda Corporation, Las Flores Company, Lucasfilm Ltd.|
|Producers||:||George Lucas, David T. Cannon, Benjamin Berg|
The fighting between the Sandinista government in Nicaragua and the Contra rebels backed by U.S. money and expertise is the focus of this pro-Sandinista film by Haskell Wexler. On a secret mission to help the U.S. Special Forces train Contra rebels in the jungles of Nicaragua, American soldier Eddie Guerrero begins to question the morality of the task at hand and consider how his actions may influence the fate of a nation.