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Pedro Chaskel (screenplay)
Julio García Espinosa (screenplay)
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13 March 1976 (Cuba) See more »
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Not quite as powerful as part 1, but you sure have to admire how the film was made. See more (2 total) »

Directed by
Patricio Guzmán 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Jose Bartolome  screenplay
Pedro Chaskel  screenplay
Federico Elton  screenplay
Julio García Espinosa  screenplay
Patricio Guzmán  screenplay

Produced by
Chris Marker .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Jorge Müller Silva 
 
Film Editing by
Pedro Chaskel 
 
Production Management
Federico Elton .... production manager
 
Sound Department
Jacinto Falcón .... sound transfer
Carlos Fernández .... sound mixer
Bernardo Menz .... sound
 
Special Effects by
Ricardo Lopez .... special effects
Eusebio Ortiz .... special effects
Jorge Pucheux .... special effects
Delia Quesada .... special effects
Alberto Valdés .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Ricardo Lopez .... visual effects
Eusebio Ortiz .... visual effects
Jorge Pucheux .... visual effects
Delia Quesada .... visual effects
Alberto Valdés .... visual effects
 
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Pablo de la Barra .... production equipment
 

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88 min
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Referenced in Chile, the Obstinate Memory (1997)See more »

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Not quite as powerful as part 1, but you sure have to admire how the film was made., 5 February 2013
Author: planktonrules from Bradenton, Florida

The three "Battle of Chile" films are documentaries that were made in a most unusual way. Actual footage (most black & white 8mm) of the overthrow of the Allende government was made and smuggled out of the country. Then, it was pieced together years later and released in three parts. Now they could have probably shoved it all into one film but by stretching it out, you get a very thorough look at the process. However, because the three films were brought out years apart, there is LOTS of overlap--lots. Unfortunately, because the crackdown on the left was so extreme, you also get little footage of the atrocities--but interviews with families whose members simply disappeared.

Part two does NOT pick up immediately after part one--it more runs in parallel at times. It follows the steps leading from government disunity and an initial coup (that failed) to the successful coup only a short time later.

Even if you are more to the right politically, this is an interesting film (as are the other two), as it's rare to see a film document, through live film, the fall of the government. Plus, although I don't think a communist-socialist government is a very good form of government, it WAS legally elected and you can't feel happy about coups and assassinations. It is compelling and makes me, as an American, feel a big sad about our now admitted involvement in toppling the government. And, because it challenges me, I felt it more interesting than a film about something with which I already heartily agree. Well worth seeing as a very interesting history lesson.

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