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Francisco Reyes ...
Fernando
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Virginia
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Luis Cousiño
Ernesto Malbran ...
Mister Davis
Alejandro Trejo ...
Eduardo
Consuelo Holzapfel ...
Isidora Goyenechea
Gabriela Medina ...
María de los Ángeles
Berta Lasala ...
Ana
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Mercedes
Cristián Chaparro ...
Baldomero Lillo
Nicolás Saavedra ...
Cabeza de cobre
Patricio Bunster ...
Jonás
Danny Foix ...
Pablo
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In 1897, in Lota, Chile, in the face of long days, low pay, debts to the company store, unsafe and deadly working conditions, and widespread child labor, men try to establish a miners' association at one of the largest coal mines in the world. They must face Davis, an iron-fisted and murderous supervisor; there's at least one turncoat, willing to inform on their fellow workers; and, there are passions on all sides, including one between Fernando, a leader of the miners, and Virginia, the godchild of the mine's owners. Can the miners win a victory, and at what cost? Baldomero Lillo, a grocery clerk, records it all. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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La Pasión de un Amor Prohibido... El Sueño de Hombres Visionarios... La Fuerza de un Pueblo Sometido... See more »

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2 October 2003 (Chile)  »

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$1,200,000 (estimated)
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The coal mine "Chiflón del Diablo" still exists and part of the set was built just outside it. It remains as a touristic attraction. The mine itself can be visited in a tour. See more »

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Performed by Julieta Venegas and Anita Tijoux
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good art direction, bad movie
4 November 2003 | by (Santiago, Chile) – See all my reviews

this movie is the last Chile's movie , and try to relive the past, in Lota a miners town at the 19's century. The direction of art, is good, excellent recreation, good dresses, and a aceptable photo. The problem there is in the script, is simple and predictable, and that does not manage to take to the people to the magic travel of every film.


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