Coup d'état in Latin America

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1.
Rain over Santiago (1975)
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A semi-fictional account on the fatidic September 11, 1973, when the military commanded by General Pinochet... (112 mins.)
Director: Helvio Soto
 
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Garage Olimpo (1999)
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In the 70's, eighteen year-old Maria Fabiani lives with her French mother Diane in an old house in Buenos Aires... (98 mins.)
Director: Marco Bechis
 
3.
The Official Story (1985)
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After the end of the Dirty War, a high school teacher sets out to find out who the mother of her adopted daughter is. (112 mins.)
Director: Luis Puenzo
 
4.
Machuca (2004)
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Two boys observe a political coup in their native Chile. (116 mins.)
Director: Andrés Wood
 
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The House of the Spirits (1993)
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A rancher, his clairvoyant wife and their family face turbulent years in South America in this adaptation of Isabel Allende's best-seller. (140 mins.)
Director: Bille August
 
6.
Missing (1982)
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When an idealistic American writer disappears during the Chilean coup d'état in September 1973, his wife and father try to find him. (122 mins.)
Director: Costa-Gavras
 
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The Black Pimpernel (2007)
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The story about Swedish ambassador in Chile - Harald Edelstam - and his heroic actions to protect the innocent people from the execution during and after the military coup on September 11th 1973. We travel with Edelstam during the terrible moments just after the coup and follows his never-ending fight for human rights, law and order. What drove him? And what price did he end up paying for his total commitment? Haunted by his own demons the we experiences on close hand how a womanizer desperately searches to find love again, a task only doable, if he can fight his own past and redeem himself. After saving hundreds - maybe even thousands - he is challenged once more, this time to save his newfound love from the death penalty issued by the regime. Another impossible task and a desperate chase against time. Based on a true story about a man, that did, what all of us only dreams of. (95 mins.)
 
8.
Sweet Country (1987)
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Anna and Ben are settled in rural Chile in the early 1970's. They are very isolated and their only real friends are two Chilean sisters... (150 mins.)
 
9.
Post Mortem (2010)
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In Chile, 1973, during the last days of Salvador Allende's presidency, an employee at a Morgue's recording office falls for a burlesque dancer who mysteriously disappears. (98 mins.)
Director: Pablo Larraín
 
10.
Salvador Allende (2004 Documentary)
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From his childhood in Valparaiso to his death during the Pinochet military coup on September 11, 1973, the life and works of Chilean president Salvador Allende. (100 mins.)
 
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The War on Democracy (2007 Documentary)
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Award winning journalist John Pilger examines the role of Washington in America's manipulation of Latin... (96 mins.)
 
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Nostalgia for the Light (2010 Documentary)
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In Chile's Atacama Desert, astronomers peer deep into the cosmos in search for answers concerning the origins of life... (90 mins.)
 
13.
The Battle of Chile: Part I (1975 Documentary)
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The chronicle of the political tension in Chile in 1973 and of the violent counter revolution against the democratically elected government of Salvador Allende. (97 mins.)
 
14.
The Battle of Chile: Part II (1976 Documentary)
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Taking place during the Chilean Coup d'état in 1973, this film opens with the attempted military coup of June 1973... (88 mins.)
 
15.
The Battle of Chile: Part III (1979 Documentary)
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Completed two years after The Battle of Chile: Part I and The Battle of Chile: Part II, this film deals with the creation of... (80 mins.)
 
16.
Pinochet's Last Stand (2006 TV Movie)
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In 1998 former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet visits Britain for medical treatment. On being tipped off... (90 mins.)
 
17.
The Pinochet Case (2001 Documentary)
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True story of the saga that was hoped to be the long-awaited justice brought to bear upon Augosto Pinochet... (110 mins.)
 
18.
Chile, the Obstinate Memory (1997 Documentary)
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After decades of fascist rule in Chile, Patricio Guzman returns to his country to screen his documentary... (59 mins.)
 
19.
A Force More Powerful (1999 Documentary)
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(110 mins.)
Director: Steve York
 
20.
South of the Border (2009 Documentary)
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A road trip across five countries to explore the social and political movements as well as the mainstream media's misperception of South America while interviewing seven of its elected presidents. (78 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
 
21.
Santiago Files (2011 Documentary)
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President Salvador Allende's topple from Chile's unstable government and the CIA's involvement in the September Coup that would turn the South American socialist country into a dictatorship. (70 mins.)
Director: Cetywa Powell
 
22.
The Trials of Henry Kissinger (2002 Documentary)
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A film about the war crimes of the American diplomat, Henry Kissinger. (80 mins.)
Director: Eugene Jarecki
 
23.
The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara (2003 Documentary)
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The story of America as seen through the eyes of the former Secretary of Defense under President John F. Kennedy and President Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara. (107 mins.)
Director: Errol Morris
 
24.
The Judge and the General (2008 Documentary)
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When in 1998 Chilean judge Juan Guzmán was assigned the first criminal cases against the country's ex-dictator... (84 mins.)
 
25.
The Take (2004 Documentary)
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The film in not about auto-parts workers in suburban Buenos Aires, but about workers of a ceramic floors factory in Neuquen, several hundred miles southward, in Argentinian Patagonia. (87 mins.)
Director: Avi Lewis
 
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State of Siege (1972)
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In Uruguay in the early 1970s, an official of the US Agency for International Development (a group used... (120 mins.)
Director: Costa-Gavras
 
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Sons and Daughters (2001)
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(92 mins.)
Director: Marco Bechis
 
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Death and the Maiden (1994)
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A political activist is convinced that her guest is a man who once tortured her for the government. (103 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
 
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The South (1988)
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The movie starts while Floreal, the main protagonist, was being released from the prison when the military coup ended in 1983... (127 mins.)
 
30.
Tangos, the Exile of Gardel (1985)
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Some Argentinians, exiled in Paris, decide to put on a tango-ballet, dedicated to Carlos Gardel, a legendary Argentinian tango star. (119 mins.)
 
31.
Funny Dirty Little War (1983)
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A small revolution breaks out in a small Argentine town, as one group of Peronists calls they newly elected peronist a communist... (80 mins.)
Director: Héctor Olivera
 
32.
The Year My Parents Went on Vacation (2006)
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A boy is left alone in a Jewish neighborhood in the year of 1970, where both world cup and dictatorship happen in Brazil. (110 mins.)
Director: Cao Hamburger