The Battle of Chile [4 Discs] [DVD]
- SKU: 18304216
- Release Date: 12/08/2009
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- 16-Page booklet including a new introduction Patricio Guzmán's work by Cecilia Ricciarelli
- Pauline Kael's review of the film
In contrast to the well-limned 1976 documentaries (Parts I and II) on the rise to power of Salvador Allende and the forces that mitigated against him, this sequel lies more in the line of a propaganda feature. All three parts are from a leftist perspective, but this last segment on the final battle of Allende against right-wing militarists and foreign intervention chants a one-note theme. The manipulation of workers by the leading conservatives and other explosive issues are presented via standard communist diatribes and political labels. Unlike the first two films, there is no cross-section of opinions and no acknowledgment of nuances or subtleties, let alone complexities, on the Chilean scene. Exiled Chilean director Patricio Guzman created all three documentaries. ~ Eleanor Mannikka, Rovi
La Batalla de Chile II: El Golpe de Estado
This documentary details the defeat of Salvador Allende and Chile's popularly elected government by a military coup. The inability of the leftist forces of that country to unite behind a leader is shown as a contributing factor to the success of the coup. ~ Clarke Fountain, Rovi
Chile, Obstinate Memory
In this Canadian-French documentary, expatriate filmmaker Patricio Guzman returns to Chile, capturing memories of the Salvador Allende regime by interviewing bodyguards, secretaries and others who were close to Allende. Guzman gathers a group for an emotional reunion. Shown at the 1997 Toronto Film Festival. ~ Bhob Stewart, Rovi
La Batalla de Chile: La Insurrección de la Burguesía