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The story of a child's survival
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'The Devil's Miner' tells the story of 14-year-old Basilio who worships the devil for protection while working in a Bolivian silver mine to support his family. | Add synopsis »
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Knockout: Kassim the Dream
 (From Tribeca Film. 1 June 2009, 8:30 AM, PDT)

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Directed by
Kief Davidson 
Richard Ladkani 
 
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Richard Ladkani 

Kief Davidson 

Produced by
Carles Brugueras .... co-executive producer
Kief Davidson .... producer
Richard Ladkani .... producer
Werner Vennewald .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Leonardo Heiblum 
Andrés Solis 
 
Cinematography by
Richard Ladkani 
 
Film Editing by
Kief Davidson 
 
Production Management
Kathleen Davidson .... production manager
Anita Ragette .... production manager
 
Sound Department
Tobias Corts .... sound: second unit
David Glaser .... additional sound mixer
Andreas Rudroff .... sound editor (as Andy Rudroff)
Andreas Rudroff .... sound mixer (as Andy Rudroff)
Oliver Vorderbruegge .... sound editor
Oliver Vorderbruegge .... sound mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Tobias Corts .... camera operator: second unit
 
Music Department
Ernesto Anaya .... musician: guitars and charango
Tomás Barreiro .... musician: classical guitar
Rodrigo Duarte .... musician: cello
Carlos García .... musician: flute and percussion
Omar Guevara .... musician: violin
Emiliano Motta .... musician: flute
Andrés Sánchez .... musician: bass
Andrés Sánchez .... musician (electric bass)
 
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Chris Degnan .... title designer
Oscar Gonzalez .... production assistant
Jonathan Gray .... production counsel
 

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USA:82 min
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Must See Doc- The Devil's Miner, 25 July 2006
Author: kmdanse

This is a truly captivating and personal story of a 14-year old boy struggling for a better life. My family and I watched the film, and we can not believe the treacherous conditions endured by these underage child miners. Basilio Vargas and his younger brother should serve as role models for those of us who have ever complained about a rough life. Much to my surprise, a powerful sense of courage, faith and family exists, and the Bolivian culture speaks volumes on screen. These daring filmmakers have masterfully captured a forgotten world and made it accessible to those of us who will never have to set foot inside of a mine. It is commendable that they risked their own lives to bring us such reality.

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