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The Battle of Chile

La batalla de Chile

Directed by Patricio Guzmán
Cuba, 1979


A documentary film in 3 parts: The Insurrection of the Bourgeoisie (1975), The Coup d’état (1976), Popular Power (1979). It chronicles the political tension in Chile in 1972-1973 and the violent counterrevolution against the democratically elected socialist President Salvador Allende.

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The Battle of Chile Directed by Patricio Guzmán

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival


Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente


National Society of Film Critics Awards

1979 | Winner: Special Citation

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