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Miguel Ernesto Littín Cucumides (9 August 1942 in Palmilla) is a Chilean film director, screenwriter, film producer and novelist. He was born to a Palestinian father, Hernán Littin and a Greek mother, Cristina Cucumides.
Miguel Littín directed the most popular Chilean film of all times, El Chacal de Nahueltoro (1969) becoming a figure of the New Latin American Cinema.
Littín was exiled in México shortly after Augusto Pinochet came to power in a violent military coup, which ousted the democratically elected socialist president Salvador Allende, on September 11, 1973.
In México he did several films. Letters from Marusia, based on a miners strike in Chile. El Recurso del Método (Long Live the President) based on the Alejo Carpentier’s book El Recurso del método (Reasons of State) a co-production with France and Cuba. The Widow of Montiel with Geraldine Chaplin based on a Gabriel García Márquez short story. Then he went to Nicaragua to do Alsino and the Condor, based… read more