HISTORICAL MOVIES: CHILE

 

 

 

Cautiverio Feliz (1998) – 17th century Chile

Sub Terra (2003)  --  coal miners strike for better pay and conditions in 1897 Lota, Chile

It's Raining on Santiago (1976)  --   military overthrow of Chile's leftist government  --  ($75 for a used DVD)

Missing (1982)  --  search for a young American who disappeared during the aftermath of the 1973 US overthrow of the Salvador Allende government in Chile

Chico (2001)  --  a determined communist filled with rage becomes an idealistic journalist, but also fights for Croatia against the Serbs

Of Love and Shadows (1994)  --  fighting against the military dictatorship that followed the overthrow of the Salvador Allende government in Chile

Dulce país (Sweet Country) (1978) --  following two couples and their reactions to the 1973 overthrow of the Allende government in Chile

Actas de Marusia (Letters from Marusia) (1975) -- a 1907 massacre of miners in Chile is an allegory for the military coup of 1973  ($42)

The Black Pimpernel (2007)  --  after the military coupe in Chile,  the Swedish ambassador to Chile saves more than 1,300 lives by moving them to Sweden

Mi mejor enemigo (My Best Enemy)  (2005)  --  the 1978 Beagle Conflict between Argentina and Chile over three islands south of Tierra del Fuego

Machuca (2004) --  overthrow of Allende government leads to a split in friendship among school chums

Pinochet in Suburbia (aka Pinochet's Last Stand) (2006) --  in 1998 British authorities arrest the ex-dictator of Chile, Augusto Pinochet

Rapa Nui (1994)  --  a love story set amidst civil war on Easter Island, Chile

 

 

 

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