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18 Ratings

The Pinochet Case

Le cas Pinochet

Directed by Patricio Guzmán
Chile, France, 2001
Documentary

Synopsis

True story of the saga that was hoped to be the long-awaited justice brought to bear upon Augosto Pinochet, Chilean dictator from 1973 to 1990.

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The Pinochet Case Directed by Patricio Guzmán

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  • SiIencio's rating of the film The Pinochet Case

    Chronicle of a futile attempt to bring Pinochet to justice. Interestingly it is suggested that the case was armed almost by fluke thanks to newly legislated Universal Law on Human Rights. It took the Establishment by surprise and triggered a new look at the unintended consequences of the law. The document is certainly poignant because of the frankness of the victims and will help to preserve their memory and dignity.

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