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1987
Color
92 minutes
Chile
Spanish
English subtitles
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This passionate, cathartic, autobiographical film was made clandestinely in Chile during 1986 and 1987, when Pinochet was in power. It chronicles the story of Pedro, an apolitical ad photographer who becomes obsessed with the disappearance of his older political activist brother a decade earlier. Belatedly, Pedro begins suffering "the guilt of the survivor" which compels him to risk serious danger and arrest through his attempts to investigate his brother's death.
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"...fact and fiction blend, past and present hit head on, in much the same confusing way they do in life." - Caryn James, THE NEW YORK TIMES
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