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La batalla de Chile la lucha de un pueblo sin armas = The battle of Chile : the struggle of an unarmed people
Guzmán, Patricio, 1941- , screenwriter, producer.
4-disc edición.
Publication Information:
[Brooklyn, NY] : Icarus Films Home Video, 2009.
Physical Description:
4 videodiscs (319 min.) : sound, black and white and color ; 4 3/4 in.
La batalla de Chile : A documentary chronicling the overthrow of Chile's open and peaceful socialist revolution as exemplified by democratically-elected President Salvador Allende. The leftist government is demonstrated by the film as facing significant obstacles, culminating in the events of September 11, 1973, when General Augusto Pinochet's army led a bloody coup and imposed martial law throughout the country.

Chile, obstinate memory: The director returns to Chile to show his original documentary, a film banned from the country until that point.
General Note:
Battle of Chile originally released as a motion picture trilogy in 1975, 1976, and 1978.

Chile, obstinate memory originally produced as a motion picture in 1997.

Accompanying booklet includes an essay by film scholar Cecilia Ricciarelli, "The documentary film as a practice of knowledge", and Pauline Kael's original 1978 release-date review of the film.

Special feature: Interview of Patricio Guzmán by film scholar José Carlos Avellar (22 min.).
Disc 1: pt. 1. La insurrección de la burguesía = The insurrection of the bourgeoisie (96 min.) -- Disc 2: pt. 2. El golpe de estado = The coup d'etat (88 min) -- Disc 3: pt. 3. El poder popular = The power of the people (79 min) -- Disc 4: Chile, obstinate memory / a film by Patricio Guzmán ; a coproduction of Les Films d'Ici, the National Film Board of Canada and La Sept ARTE (sd., col. ; 1997, 57 min.).
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Chile, obstinate memory.

Documentary film as a practice of knowledge.

Insurrección de la burguesía.

Insurrection of the bourgeoisie.

Golpe de estado.

Coup d'etat.

Poder popular.

Power of the people.
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