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Little White Dove (1973)

Palomita blanca (original title)
A young working class girl falls in love with an upper class boy who is part of the plot to assassinate General Schneider, head of the Chilean Army. Set in the frenzied period after ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Beatriz Lapido ...
María
Rodrigo Ureta ...
Juan Carlos
Mónica Díaz
Manuel Aranguiz
Felisa González
Miriam Morales
Luis Alarcón ...
María's stepfather
María Castiglione ...
María's mother (as Maria Castiglione)
Javier Maldonado
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María's godmother
Mónica Echeverría
Waldo Rojas
Rodrigo Maturana ...
María's schoolteacher
Marcial Edwards
Hugo Ramírez
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A young working class girl falls in love with an upper class boy who is part of the plot to assassinate General Schneider, head of the Chilean Army. Set in the frenzied period after Salvador Allende's election as president of Chile, it documents the political and social tensions created by the electoral success of a Marxist-led coalition, an unheard of event in world politics. Written by Roberto Castillo

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17 October 1992 (Chile)  »

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Biala golabka  »

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Referenced in Palomilla brava (1973) See more »

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Little pieces about Chile
26 July 1999 | by (Santiago, Chile) – See all my reviews

When "Palomita Blanca" was shown in Chilean theaters, a lot of people felt disappointed because this movie has "no story". Anyway, this movie is a fresh and humoristic portrait of Chilean society in the 70s. A lot of situations depicted with humour become, I think, part of the best of Chilean cinematography, making fun about political dogmas and social differences (Chile is a very class-distinction country). "Palomita Blanca" was shot in 1973, but the military strike stopped the editing process. It was shown at first time in Chile in the beginning of the 90s.


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