The story of the largest discovery of "detenidos desaparecidos" made in Chile after the end of Pinochet's regime.


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Credited cast:
Ramón Aranda ...
Padre Pablo Aranda
Patricio Aylwin ...
Ex Presidente de Chile
Leonides Barría ...
Madre William Ramírez
Margarita Elgueda ...
Madre Ricardo Elgueda
María Eugenia Horvitz ...
Viuda Enrique Paris
Odile Loubette ...
Ex religiosa
Liliana Muñoz ...
Hija Raúl Muñoz
Pamela Pereira ...
Abogada Querellante
Isabel Reveco ...
Antropóloga Forense
José Zalaquet ...
Integrante Comisión Rettig


In Chile, during the weeks that followed september 11th 1973 after the coup d'etat, the military government carried out a massive repression directed to exterminate the dissidents. Social leaders, militant of left and citizen without political links were arrested and tortured. Hundreds were executed. Nevertheless, the Pinochet regime added a method to its repressive techniques never seen in Chile before: the forced disappearance. While springs nights fell over Santiago in 1973, military trucks went trough the city picking up hundreds of dead bodies to bury them after as N.N. (no name) in a desolate area known as Patio N°29, in the Santiago General Cemetery. This documentary tells the story of six cases of this people, the fight of their families against the fear and the chilean society, and the very last step of the finding. All the information gives on this work is based on the testimonies of the victim's relatives, executions witnesses, gravediggers, lawyers and prosecutors who ...

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6 December 1998 (Chile)  »

Also Known As:

Patio 29: Historias de silencio  »

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