Based on a true story, this political thriller captures the gripping drama of an intense kidnapping situation which rocked Peru in 1997. A group of Peruvian rebels, in an attempt to negotiate the freedom of 400 political prisoners, kidnapped several government leaders and diplomats. This reenactment of the national crisis is propelled by the powerful performances of stars Billy Drago, Joe Lara, and Christopher Atkins.
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An exciting, explosive adventure ripped from today's headlines, "Lima: Breaking the Silence" is an intense drama based on the true story of Peruvian rebels who in 1997 kidnapped several hundred high-ranking diplomats and government officials in an attempt to force the release of 400 political prisoners. Joe Lara, Billy Drago and Christopher Atkins star as three very different men caught up in a world where intrigue and danger rule and no one can be trusted. Arming themselves against the corrupt government, rebels gather in the mountains and prepare for the daring raid that will trigger an onslaught of destruction. One young rebel, torn between compassion and loyalty to the revolutionary cause, comes under fire from both sides, but his American fiancee is determined to save him at all costs.