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Actas de Marusia (1976)

 |  Drama, History  |  11 July 1985 (USA)
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In the late 19th and early 20th century, working conditions in Chile are abysmal. The workers of Marusia go on a strike, but the owners and the government decide to quell the mutiny, in blood if necessary.

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Gregorio
Diana Bracho ...
Luisa
Claudio Obregón ...
Capt. Troncoso
Eduardo López Rojas ...
Domingo Soto
Patricia Reyes Spíndola ...
Rosa
Salvador Sánchez ...
Sebastián
Ernesto Gómez Cruz ...
Crisculo 'Medio Juan'
Arturo Beristáin ...
Arturo
Silvia Mariscal ...
Margarita
Alejandro Parodi ...
Espinoza
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Armando Acosta ...
Sargento
José B. Carles ...
Sacerdote
Patricio Castillo ...
Tte. Gaínza
Alicia del Soto ...
Mujer de Marusian
Jorge Fegán ...
Bobadilla
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In the late 19th and early 20th century, working conditions in Chile are abysmal. The workers of Marusia go on a strike, but the owners and the government decide to quell the mutiny, in blood if necessary.

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The life and death of saltpetre Chilean workers.
9 June 2003 | by (Santiago, Chile) – See all my reviews

This is only film who shows how terrible was life during "The saltpetre age" (1880-1929) for working class in Chile. All the attempts to create worker unions were crushed by violence. Maybe the script show too bad the baddies and too good the good guys, but all these terrible carnages actually took place in some mines. Recommended for those who want to learn about a dark side of our History.


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