From his childhood in Valparaiso to his death during the Pinochet military coup on September 11, 1973, the life and works of Chilean president Salvador Allende.

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From his childhood in Valparaiso to his death during the Pinochet military coup on September 11, 1973, the life and works of Chilean president Salvador Allende.

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Salvador Allende: History is ours, and the people make it to build a better society.
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A nostalgic tribute
15 April 2005 | by (Turkey) – See all my reviews

The film takes the spectator, but especially the '68 generation back to those years when youth, in many parts of the world, was so far from each other in distance, yet so close to each other in their ideologies. I feel grateful that Guzman has produced this film to renew our memories; to show and remind the younger generations what their parents had suffered in such countries for their thoughts or ideology.

A respectful tribute and a powerful example of a leader with dignity.

Last but not least, the music of Quilapayun, Inti Illimani, and Victor Jara is bound to create a bitter-sweet nostalgia in anyone who had admired them in those years.


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