"History of a Secret"
filmmaker Mariana Otero was a young child, her mother disappeared. The
family told Mariana and her sister, Isabel, that she had gone to work in
Paris and never returned. Twenty-five years later, Otero's father reveals
the truth about her mother, confessing the secret he alone had carried for
so long - her mother had died in a back-alley abortion. History of a
Secret moves the viewer emotionally while simultaneously raising
social and political questions. French with optional English subtitles.