Sunday, March 26, 2006
LOST IN THE SHADOWS - Google Video
In July of 1961 he showed up in Los Angeles at three in the morning and pounded on his ex-wife's door, yelling that he had been imprisoned and tortured in Cuba while working on a frog farm for the CIA. The police came, he was arrested and a psychiatrist diagnosed him as a paranoid schizophrenic. He spent the remaining years of his life a broken human being.
Part historical mystery, part Oliver Stone movie, 'Lost in the Shadows' documents Colin's quest to learn what really happened to his father. In 1999 Colin went to Cuba and, equipped with nothing more than a single page from an old medical record of his father's, managed to find Olga in Havana. This emotional and momentous trip, combined with over six years of research through thousands of heavily 'sanitized' government documents, yielded a startling discovery: Colin's father may well have been telling the truth about what happened to him in Cuba. "