Murray and Esther, a middle-aged Jewish couple, are touring Chile.
Murray just got a new camera and is constantly snapping pictures. One day,
without knowing it, he photographs a top-secret military installation. In
an instant, armed troops surround Murray and Esther and hustle them off to
They can't prove who they are because they've left their passports
in their hotel room. For three weeks they're tortured day and night to get
them to name their contacts in the liberation movement... Finally they're
hauled in front of a military court, charged with espionage, and sentenced
The next morning they're lined up in front of the wall where they'll
be shot. The sergeant in charge of the firing squad asks them if they have
any last requests. Esther wants to know if she can call her daughter in
Chicago. The sergeant says he's sorry, that's not possible, and turns to
"This is crazy!" Murray shouts. "We're not spies!" And he
spits in the sergeants face.
"Murray!" Esther cries. "Please! Don't make trouble."
- -- Arthur Naiman